Age of Oprah: Cultural Icon for the Neoliberal Era / Edition 1

Age of Oprah: Cultural Icon for the Neoliberal Era / Edition 1

by Janice Peck
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1594514690

ISBN-13: 9781594514692

Pub. Date: 05/28/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis


About the Author:
Janice Peck is Associate Professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication

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About the Author:
Janice Peck is Associate Professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594514692
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/2008
Series:
Media and Power Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Chapter 1: The Age of Oprah: Culture and Politics in the Neoliberal Era Chapter 2: The Therapeutic Enterprise and the Quest for Women's Hearts and Minds Chapter 3: Backlash Politics, the Dysfunctional Self, and the Recovery Cure Chapter 4: Recovery and Reaganism: The Psychologization of the Political and the Politics of Pathology Chapter 5: Mind Cure, the Enchanted Self, and the New Liberal Covenant Chapter 6: "Transcending Race": The Racial Politics of Oprah Winfrey and New Liberalism Chapter 7: The Oprah Brand and the Enterprising Self Chapter 8: The Anxieties of the Enterprising Self and the Limits of Mind Cure in the Age of Oprah Oprah Winfrey Show Episodes Cited Notes References Index About the Author

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