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Author Weber, Brenda R., 1964-
Title Makeover TV : selfhood, citizenship, and celebrity / Brenda R. Weber
Imprint Durham : Duke University Press, 2009
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  PN1992.8.R43 W43 2009    AVAILABLE    30610020317731
Descript xi, 324 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Series Console-ing passions : television and cultural power
Console-ing passions
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Into the makeover maze : a method in the madness -- Makeover nation : Americanness, neoliberalism, and the citizen-subject -- Visible subjects : economies of looking, pedagogies of shame, sights of resistance -- "I'm a woman now!" : race, class, and femme-ing the normative -- What makes the man? : masculinity and the self-made (over) man -- Celebrated selfhood : reworking commodification through reality celebrity
Subject Makeover television programs -- United States
Makeover television programs -- Social aspects -- United States
Self-realization -- Social aspects -- United States
Self-perception -- Social aspects -- United States
Television -- Social aspects -- United States
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