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