A Companion to Reality Television
Copyright © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Editor(s): Laurie Ouellette
Published Online: 13 JAN 2014 07:54AM EST
Print ISBN: 9780470659274
Online ISBN: 9781118599594
About this Book
International in scope and more comprehensive than existing collections, A Companion to Reality Television presents a complete guide to the study of reality, factual and nonfiction television entertainment, encompassing a wide range of formats and incorporating cutting-edge work in critical, social and political theory.
- Original in bringing cutting-edge work in critical, social and political theory into the conversation about reality TV
- Consolidates the latest, broadest range of scholarship on the politics of reality television and its vexed relationship to culture, society, identity, democracy, and "ordinary people" in the media
- Includes primetime reality entertainment as well as precursors such as daytime talk shows in the scope of discussion
- Contributions from a list of international, leading scholars in this field