Daytime Television Game Shows and the Celebration of Merchandise: The Price Is Right (Paperback)
 
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Daytime Television Game Shows and the Celebration of Merchandise: The Price Is Right (Paperback)

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    A neglected genre that promises to shed light on the culture of consumption appears in the form of the daytime television game shows whose hegemonic message seems to convey and to justify a widespread obeisance to the mandate of materialism. A ......more

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A neglected genre that promises to shed light on the culture of consumption appears in the form of the daytime television game shows whose hegemonic message seems to convey and to justify a widespread obeisance to the mandate of materialism. A close analysis of the longest running game show, The Price Is Right, suggests that all facets of this program combine to reinforce its central meaning as a ritualistic validation of consumption-oriented greed.

Author:
Holbrook, Morris B.
Series Title:
Television and Culture
Genre:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
Audience:
General/trade
Format:
Paperback
Language:
English
Publisher:
Popular Pr of Bowling Green State
Publish Date:
03/01/1993
Copyright Year:
1993
ISBN:
9780879726218
Height:
9.0 in
Wdth:
6.0 in
Thickness:
0.25 in
Unit weight:
0.4 lb
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