America’s next top model: Neoliberal labor

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Reality competitions have emerged as one of the most popular and prevalent formats on contemporary television, typified here by Americas Next Top Model. Laurie Ouellette argues that through the lens of social theory, we can see how such programs enact a version of contemporary labor practices, helping to train viewers as workers within new economic realities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHow to Watch Television
PublisherNew York University Press
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9780814729465
ISBN (Print)9780814745311
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013


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