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Title The great American makeover : television, history, nation / edited and introduced by Dana Heller.

Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  302.2345 G798 2006    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 246 p. : ill., ports. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Before : "Things just keep getting better"-- / Dana Heller -- Theatrical manager : John Brown and the radical politics of the American makeover mythos / Zoe Trodd -- Plantation makeover : Joel Chandler Harris's myths and violations / Claire Pamplin -- Making over the new Adam / Melissa Crawley -- What Paris reveals : the sartorial and sensual transformation of American girls / Alisia G. Chase -- Making over body and soul : In his steps and the roots of evangelical popular culture / Clay Motley -- Metrosexuality : see the bright light of commodification shine! Watch Yanqui masculinity made over! / Toby Miller -- Cinderella makeover : Glamour girl, television misery shows and 1950s femininity / Marsha F. Cassidy -- Queen for a day : remaking consumer culture, one woman at a time / Amber Watts -- Interior design : commodifying self and place in Extreme makeover, Extreme makeover : home edition, and The swan / June Deery -- "Help is on the way!" Supernanny, Nanny 911 and the neoliberal politics of the family / Ron Becker -- Extreme makeover : home(land security) edition / Jennifer Gillan -- Changing properties : the makeover show crosses the Atlantic / Misha Kavka -- After : Warhol's "reveal" / Lynn Spigel.
Subject United States -- Civilization -- 1970-
United States -- Civilization.
National characteristics, American.
Popular culture -- United States.
Self-realization -- Social aspects -- United States.
Self-perception -- Social aspects -- United States.
Makeover television programs -- United States.
Television -- Social aspects -- United States.
Added Author Heller, Dana A. (Dana Alice), 1959-
ISBN 1403974845 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781403974846 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1403974837 (alk. paper)
9781403974839 (alk. paper)
Standard No. YDXCP 2457121
YDXCP 2457124
AU@ 000040217978
NZ1 10790957

 
    
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