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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2011) 26 (2 (77)): 65–89.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Karen Orr Vered; John McConchie Inspired by a review of the political theories of Anthony Giddens, particularly his question of whether or not there can be a Third Way politics of family, this essay examines the TV show Supernanny as an example of what we call “Third Way TV.” Tracing the program's...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1988) 6 (1 (16)): 128–153.
Published: 01 January 1988
...Lynne Joyrich Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 All That Heaven Allows (Douglas Sirk, 1955) All that Television Allows: TV Melodrama, Postmodernism and Consumer Culture Lynne ]oyrich I. Drama at Our Fingertips In an emotionally charged...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1988) 6 (1 (16)): 169–177.
Published: 01 January 1988
...Andrew Ross Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 Th e Mary Tyl er Mo ore Show Book Reviews All In The Family: On David Morley's Family Television: Cultural Power and Domestic Leisure (London: Comedia, 1986); and Philip...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1988) 6 (1 (16)): 9–46.
Published: 01 January 1988
...Lynn Spigel Copyright © 1988 by the Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 Better Hom es and Gardens 31 (October 1953 ), p. 8 Installing the Television Set: Popular Discourses on Television and Domestic Space, 1948-1955 Lynn Spigel Between the years 1948 and 1955...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 33–63.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Matt Delmont This essay examines how housewife and political activist Irene McCabe drew national television news coverage to protests against busing for school desegregation. While thousands of parents across the nation raised their voices against busing, none received the same level of national...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 71–99.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Hunter Hargraves This article charts the emergence of a subgenre of reality television, recovery television, in which individuals with compulsive behaviors or addictions to unhealthy substances are profiled and reformed through a staged intervention. It argues that recovery television is...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2013) 28 (2 (83)): 109–149.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Erin Lee Mock Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (syndicated, 1976 – 77) rightly remains a touchstone for television scholars whose work emphasizes genre, gender, and sexuality, and its creator, Norman Lear, is a critical figure to discussions of the television industry in the 1970s. I argue that the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 185–195.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Jane Feuer This essay attempts to break down a binary opposition between “quality TV” and reality TV, which is usually set up along an axis of distinction based on aesthetic value. That is: HBO dramas are art; reality TV shows are trash. As Misha Kavka writes, “Because reality television is seen as...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 134–151.
Published: 01 January 1992
...Alexandra Juhasz Copyright © 1992 by Indiana University Press 1992 HZV TV (VIP Video Support Group, 1990) WAVE in the Media Environment: Camcorder Activism and the Making of HIV TV Alexandra Juhasx Camcorders have brought television production...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1996) 13 (2 (38)): 29–59.
Published: 01 May 1996
... Global TV: The Institutionalization and Marginalization of Brazil's Blonde Ambition Angharad Valdivia and Ramona Curry For well over a decade, Maria da Graca Meneghel-better known as "Xuxa"-has been a media celebrity and recording and television superstar in her native Brazil...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2000) 15 (1 (43)): 45–93.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Kirsten Marthe Lentz Camera Obscura 2000 Kirsten Marthe Lentz received her Ph.D. from Brown University in May 2000. She is currently working on a book-length project on 1970s television. Lentz's work has also appeared in Cultural Studies (1993) and Madonnarama: Essays on Sex and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2002) 17 (3 (51)): 31–69.
Published: 01 December 2002
... perspective a range of popular genres that predated soap opera on 1950s daytime television. Mimi White is professor of radio/TV/film at Northwestern University. She is author of Tele-Advising: Therapeutic Discourse in American Television (1992) and coauthor of Media Knowledge: Popular Culture, Pedagogy...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2011) 26 (2 (77)): 91–121.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Noor Al-Qasimi This article focuses on shampoo advertising for Saudi Arabian Television. It examines the ways in which shampoo advertisements produced for Saudi Arabian Television employ techniques to introduce and maintain codes of modesty in the construction of the Muslim female subject on-screen...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1988) 6 (1 (16)): 154–168.
Published: 01 January 1988
...Robert H. Deming Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 Kate and Allie Kate and Allie: "New Women" and the Audience's Television Archive Robert H. Deming Network television rediscovered the "new woman" again in the Fall 1984 season. Several prime...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1988) 6 (1 (16)): 203–225.
Published: 01 January 1988
... Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 Da llas The Danny Thomas Show My Friend Irma Source Guide to TV Family Comedy, Drama and Serial Drama, 1946-1970 UCLA Film and Television Archive: Dan Einstein and Nina Leibman...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1988) 6 (1 (16)): 4–8.
Published: 01 January 1988
... Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 Editorial: Television and the Female Consumer American broadcasting has systematically attempted to secure female au• diences through marketing strategies and programming designed to attract women. The industry...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1988) 6 (1 (16)): 47–77.
Published: 01 January 1988
...Denise Mann Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 Better Hom es and Gardens 30 (Feb. 1952 ), p. 154 The Martha Raye Show The Spectacularization of Everyday Life: Recycling Hollywood Stars and Fans in Early Television Variety Shows Denise Mann...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1988) 6 (1 (16)): 78–116.
Published: 01 January 1988
...George Lipsitz Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 Mama The Goldbergs The Meaning of Memory: Family, Class, and Ethnicity in Early Network Television Programs George Lipsitz Almost every Friday night between 1949 and 1956...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1990) 8 (2 (23)): 132–147.
Published: 01 May 1990
...John Fiske Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 Popular Narrative and Commercial Television John Fiske Let me begin with five instances within my recent, somewhat channel- happy television viewing: 1. On America’s Most Wanted a crime is reconstructed...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (3 (27)): 54–75.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Laura U. Marks Copyright © 1992 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 Tie a Yellow Ribbon Around Me: Masochism, Militarism and the Gulf War on TV Laura U. Marks The United States’ war with Iraq, despite its rather ignominious con- clusion, produced one durable...