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Framing Class

Media Representations of Wealth and Poverty in America
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ISBN-13:
9781442202252
Seiten:
310
Autor:
Diana Kendall
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Framing Class introduces students to the concepts of class and media framing, examining how the media portray various social classes, from the elite to the very poor. Fully revised and updated, the second edition of this groundbreaking book includes discussions of new media, updated sources, and provocative new examples from movies and television, such as The Real Housewives series and media portrayal of corporate executives and the new poor.
Framing Class explores how the media, including television, film, and news, depict wealth and poverty in the United States. Fully updated and revised throughout, the second edition of this groundbreaking book now includes discussions of new media, updated media sources, and provocative new examples from movies and television, such as The Real Housewives series and media portrayals of the new poor and corporate executives in the recent recession. The book introduces the concepts of class and media framing to students and analyzes how the media portray various social classes, from the elite to the very poor. Its accessible writing and powerful examples make it an ideal text or supplement for courses in sociology, American studies, and communications.
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1: Class Action in the Media
Chapter 2: Twenty-four-Karat Gold Frames: Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous
Chapter 3: Gilded Cages: Media Stories of How the Mighty Have Fallen
Chapter 4: Fragile Frames: The Poor and Homeless
Chapter 5: Tarnished Metal Frames: The Working Class and the Working Poor
Chapter 6: Splintered Wooden Frames: The Middle Class
Chapter 7: Framing Class, Vicarious Living, and Conspicuous Consumption

Notes
Bibliography
Index
About the Authors