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Editors: Amir Hetsroni (Ariel University, Israel)
Book Description:
Reality television has become a worldwide phenomenon which has the capability to crossover cultural boundaries and appeal to distinctly different markets. Drawing theories from media studies, economics, cultural studies and social science, this new book reviews how reality TV has conquered the world and has the potential to remove successful dramatic genres from the prime-time lineup.


Book Reviews

This book has been reviewed in the following publications. To read the review click on the corresponding link below:

International Journal of Communication - Reviewed by Heather McIntosh, Notre Dame of Maryland University

International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics - Reviewed by Steven Corbett, University of Sheffield

Communications - Reviewed by Daniel Biltereyst

Haaretz - Reviewed by David B. Green

Communication Booknotes Quarterly - Reviewed by Chris Sterling


Table of Contents:
Preface pp. i-xi
Introduction

Section I: North America pp.5-6

1. Do you Know Who Your Friends Are? An Analysis of Voting Patterns and Alliances on the Reality Television Show Survivor
(Erich M. Hayes and Norah E. Dunbar) pp.7-24

2. Reality Television and Computer-Mediated Identity: Offline Exposure and Online Behavior
(Michael A. Stefanone, Derek Lackaff, and Devan Rosen)pp.25-44

Section II: Europe pp.45-46

3. You’ll See, You’ll Watch: The Success of Big Brother in Post-Communist Bulgaria
(Maria Raicheva-Stover) pp.47-64

4. Gok Wan and the Magical Wardrobe pp.65-78
(Gareth Palmer)

5. Slovene Reality Television: The Commercial Re-inscription of the National
(Zala Volcic and Mark Andrejevic)pp.79-94

6. Talking about Big Brother: Interpersonal Communication about a Controversial Television Format
(Helena Bilandzic and Matthias R. Hastall)pp.95-112

Section III: The Middle East pp.113-114

7. Reality vs. Reality TV: News Coverage in Israeli Media at the Time of Reality TV
(Dror Abend-David) pp.115-122

8. Real Love Has No Boundaries? Dating Reality TV Shows between Global Format and Local-Cultural Conflicts
(Motti Neiger) pp.123-136

9. The Seal of Culture in Format Adaptations: Singing for a Dream on Turkish Television
(Sevilay Celenk) pp.137-150

10. The Praise and the Critique of a Nasty Format: An Analysis of the Public Discourse concerning Reality TV in Israel
(Amir Hetsroni)pp.151-162

Section IV: Cross-Cultural Studies pp.163-164

11. Performing the Nation: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Idol Shows in Four Countries
(Oren Livio)pp.165-188

12. Mobile Makeovers: Global and Local Lifestyles and Identities in Reality Formats
(Tania Lewis)pp.189-210

13. From Reality TV to Coaching TV: Elements of Theory and Empirical Findings towards Understanding the Genre
(Jürgen Grimm)pp.211-258

14. Reality Nations: An International Comparison of the Historical Reality Genre
(Emily West)pp.259-278

About the Contributors pp.279-282

Index pp.283-295

   Series:
      Media and Communications - Technologies, Policies and Challenges
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 306, 7 x 10
   ISBN: 978-1-61668-315-3
   Status: AV
  
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