The Surveillance of Women on Reality Television: Watching The Bachelor and The Bachelorette

The Surveillance of Women on Reality Television: Watching The Bachelor and The Bachelorette

by Rachel E. Dubrofsky

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739164983
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 07/16/2011
Series: Critical Studies in Television Series
Pages: 164
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Rachel E. Dubrofsky is assistant professor in the Department of Communication at University of South Florida.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction: The "Bachelor Industry" 1

Chapter 1 Authenticity, Whiteness

Confession, and Surveillance 17

Chapter 2 Whiteness in the Harem 29

Chapter 3 Emotional Failure 53

Chapter 4 Excessive Emotion: Her Money Shot 65

Chapter 5 "Therapeutics of the Self" 91

Chapter 6 Empowerment and Choice in the Postfeminist Nirvana 109

Conclusion: The "Ideal" Woman? 127

Bibliography 135

Index 145

About the Author 150

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