Freaks Talk Back: Tabloid Talk Shows and Sexual Nonconformity

Freaks Talk Back: Tabloid Talk Shows and Sexual Nonconformity

by Joshua Gamson

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ISBN-13: 9780226280639
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 02/13/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 709 KB

About the Author

Joshua Gamson is professor of sociology at the University of San Francisco. His research and teaching focus on the sociology of culture, with an emphasis on contemporary Western commercial culture and mass media; social movements, and on the history, theory, and sociology of sexuality. He lives in Oakland, California.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
1. Why I Love Trash
2. The Monster with Two Heads
3. Truths Told in Lies
4. Sitting Ducks and Forbidden Fruits
5. I Want to Be Miss Understood
6. Flaunting It
7. The Tight Rope of Visibility
Appendix: Methods
Notes
Works Cited
Index

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