The Makeover

The Makeover

Reality Television and Reflexive Audiences

eBook - 2012
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Watch this show, buy this product, you can be a whole new you! Makeover television shows repeatedly promise self-renewal and the opportunity for reinvention, but what do we know about the people who watch them? As it turns out, surprisingly little. The Makeover is the first book to consider the rapid rise of makeover shows from the perspectives of their viewers. Katherine Sender argues that this genre of reality television continues a long history of self-improvement, shaped through contemporary media, technological, and economic contexts. Most people think that reality television viewers.
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2012
ISBN: 9780814771334
0814771335
9780814738979
0814738974
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 246 pages)

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