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From happy homemaker to desperate housewives motherhood and popular television

Rebecca. Feasey

2012

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  • Title:
    From happy homemaker to desperate housewives motherhood and popular television
  • Author: Rebecca. Feasey
  • Description: Introduction: theorising motherhood on the small screen -- Soap opera: challenging the "good" mother stereotype -- Situation comedy: the (un)funny mummy wars -- Teen drama: absent, inept and intoxicated mothers -- Dramedy: struggling, sexual and sisterly single mothers -- Reality parenting programming: fragile, failing and ineffectual mothers -- Celebrity reality television: maintaining the "yummy mummy" -- Profile -- Factual television: pregnancy, delivery and the new mother -- Conclusion.
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Anthem Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (222 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-85728-225-5
  • Subjects: Mothers on television; Television programs -- Great Britain; Television programs -- United States; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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