Reality gendervision : sexuality & gender on transatlantic reality television / Brenda R. Weber, editor.

Durham and London : Duke University Press, 2014.
xiii, 380 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


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Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-360) and index.
Trash talk: gender as an analytic on reality television / Brenda R. Weber -- The "pig," "the older woman," and the "catfight": gender, celebrity, and controversy in a decade of British reality TV / Su Holmes and Deborah Jermyn -- Reality TV and the gendered politics of flaunting / Misha Kavka -- Keeping up with the aspirations: commercial family values and the Kardashian brand / Maria Pramaggiore and Diane Negra -- When America's queen of talk saved Britain's duchess of pork: finding Sarah, Oprah Winfrey, and transatlantic self-making / Brenda R. Weber -- Wrecked: programming celesbian reality / Dana Heller -- Abject femininity and compulsory masculinity on Jersey Shore / Amanda Ann Klein -- Supersizing the family: nation, gender, and recession on reality TV / Rebecca Stephens -- "Get more action" on gladiatorial television: simulation and masculinity on Deadliest Warrior / Lindsay Steenberg -- Jade Goody's preemptive hagiography: neoliberal citizenship and reality TV celebrity / Kimberly Springer -- "It's not TV, it's birth control": reality TV and the "problem" of teenage pregnancy / Laurie Ouellette -- Intimating disaster: choices, women, and hoarding shows / Susan Lepselter -- Freaky five-year-olds and mental mommies: narratives of gender, race, and class in TLC's Toddlers & Tiaras / Kirsten Pike -- Legitimate targets: reality television and large people / Gareth Palmer -- Spectral men: femininity, race, and traumatic manhood in the RTV ghost-hunter genre / David Greven.
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Sexuality and gender on transatlantic reality television
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