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By Debbie Rodan,Katie Ellis

incapacity, weight problems and growing older bargains an attractive account of a brand new region of urgent situation, analysing the way ’spurned’ identities are depicted and reacted to in televisual genres and on-line boards. interpreting the symbolic energy of the media, this publication provides case reports from drama, scenario comedies, truth and documentary tv programmes renowned within the united kingdom, united states and Australia to make clear the illustration of incapacity, weight problems and growing older, and the style within which their prestige as undesirable and unwelcome identities is perpetuated. A theoretically refined exploration of tv as a translator of identification, and the exploration of identification different types in allied digital areas, this e-book may be of curiosity to sociologists, in addition to students of pop culture, and cultural and media studies.

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