Disability, Obesity and Ageing: Popular Media by Debbie Rodan,Katie Ellis

By Debbie Rodan,Katie Ellis

incapacity, weight problems and growing older bargains an enticing account of a brand new zone of urgent hindrance, analysing the best way ’spurned’ identities are depicted and reacted to in televisual genres and on-line boards. studying the symbolic strength of the media, this booklet provides case experiences from drama, scenario comedies, truth and documentary tv programmes well known within the united kingdom, united states and Australia to make clear the illustration of incapacity, weight problems and growing old, and the way within which their prestige as undesirable and unwelcome identities is perpetuated. A theoretically subtle exploration of tv as a translator of identification, and the exploration of id different types in allied digital areas, this publication can be of curiosity to sociologists, in addition to students of pop culture, and cultural and media studies.

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