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Brand new you makeover television and the American dream

Format: DVD 2014
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Monroeville Public Library Video DVD 791.43 B
Location  Monroeville Public Library
 
Collection  Video
 
Call Number  DVD 791.43 B
 
 
Summary
"Brand New You [...] offers a wide-ranging cultural analysis of the stories amkeover programs tell about beauty, success, and happiness at a time of accelerating social and economic change. The result is a [...] look at how our ideas about the American Dream, meritocracy, and personal transformation relate to institutional power structures and issues of race, gender, sexuality, and class." -- Container.
Contents
Makeover television: transforming the american dream
Remaking the self: templates for living
Watching you watching me: surveillance and shame
The real you: authenticity and intimacy
Selling the soul: the new economics of reality television
Reality television: reflections of the american dream.

Additional Information
Subjects Sender, Katherine -- Film adaptations.
Reality television programs -- History and criticism.
Makeover television programs -- History and criticism.
Television programs -- History and criticism.
Television programs -- Social aspects.
Body image.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Northampton, MA :2014
Other Titles Makeover.
Makeover television and the american dream.
Contributors Sender, Katherine, film director, film producer, interviewee (expression)
Peterson, Alex, narrator.
Sender, Katherine. Makeover.
Media Education Foundation, film distributor.
Participants/Performers Narrator: Alex Peterson.
Interviewees: Dana Heller, Misha Kavka, Susan Murray, Kathy Peiss, Katherine Sender, Brenda Weber.
Other Contributors Director, Katherine Sender ; Editor and Graphics, Katherine Sender ; Sound, Andy Turrett ; Camera, Brendan Keegan ; Color and Sound Mix, Rikk Desgres (Pinehurst Pictures and Sound).
Language English
In English with optional English subtitles.
Notes Based on the book, "The Makeover", by Katherine Sender -- Container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2014.
System Details DVD; NSTC; all region; aspect ration 16:9; Dolby Digital stereo.
Description 1 videodisc (53 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 193286993X
9781932869934
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