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2005, ISBN 9780195171242, 305
.... Rather than seeing narcissism at the root of the self-help craze, as others have contended, the author shows a nation relying on self-help culture for advice on how to cope in an increasingly... 
Psychological aspects | Psychological literature | Self-help techniques | Success | Sociology | Social Theory | United States | Audiotapes | Self-help | Self-improvement products | Overwork | Restructuring economic order | Makeover culture | Narcissism | Advice | Extreme makeovers | Self-invention
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2015, ISBN 113749378X, ix, 267
"At the turn of the twenty-first century, American media abound with images and narratives of bodily transformations. Transforming Bodies investigates how... 
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies | Human body in mass media | Human body | Body image | Reality television programs | United States | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture | Social aspects | United States-Study and teaching
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2011, ISBN 9780230242951, viii, 185
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2012, ISBN 9780814740705, cm.
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2008, Popular culture & everyday life, ISBN 0820486779, Volume 15, viii, 169
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Behavioral sciences, ISSN 2076-328X, 08/2017, Volume 7, Issue 3, p. 49
Culture plays an important role in shaping individuals' health behaviors. This qualitative research examines the relationship between African Americans' ethnic and mainstream cultures and their health behaviors (i.e... 
Qualitative research | Studies | African Americans | Health behavior | picking and choosing | culture | mainstream culture | health | health behaviors | ethnic culture | healthy makeovers
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Australian feminist studies, ISSN 1465-3303, 2019, Volume 34, Issue 100, pp. 149 - 164
...) describe their experiences of embodiment and masculinity, locating that analysis in the context of contemporary 'makeover culture' and the imperatives of self-transformation... 
gender norms | drugs | makeover culture | care of the self | performance and image-enhancing drugs | masculinity | Steroids | ACCOUNTS | RISK | ALCOHOL | HARM | BODY | PLEASURE | WOMENS STUDIES | STEROID USE | Consumption | Drugs | Masculinity | Drug abuse | Transformation | Stigma | Pragmatism | Self | Embodiment | Men | Harm reduction | Drug use | Culture
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2007, Reading contemporary television., ISBN 1845113306, xiii, 226
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Mediterranean journal of social sciences, ISSN 2039-9340, 03/2015, Volume 6, Issue 2 S2
...) or the culture of transparency, among others (Lisowska-Magdziarz 2012). However, at present television is not only the lineup but also the new media that accompany it and allow the viewers to comment... 
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Journal of Cultural Economy: Financial Subjects. Guest Editors: Paul Langley and Andrew Leyshon, ISSN 1753-0350, 11/2012, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp. 375 - 390
The proximate causes of the global financial crisis (GFC) have been widely attributed to 'financialisation'. However, we argue that the global financial crisis... 
lifestyle television | cultural economy | makeover culture | financialisation | global financial crisis | moral economy | home ownership | CULTURAL STUDIES | ECONOMICS | SOCIOLOGY
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2011, ISBN 9780754674306, 206
In the last decade lifestyle television has become one of the most dominant television genres, with certain shows now global brands with formats exploited by... 
Interpersonal relations on television | Lifestyles | Television program genres
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Mediterranean journal of social sciences, ISSN 2039-9340, 03/2015, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp. 19 - 26
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2008, ISBN 9780754674306, ix, 195
In the last decade lifestyle television has become one of the most dominant television genres, with certain shows now global brands with formats exploited by... 
Interpersonal relations on television | Lifestyles | Television program genres | Popular Culture | Sociology of Sport | Cultural Studies | Social Theory | Gender Studies
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Journal of international women's studies, ISSN 1539-8706, 2015, Volume 16, Issue 2, pp. 330 - 345
Makeover narratives are a form of discourse which relies on some type of transformation as a path to success. These narratives mainly target the bodies of... 
Beauty | Makeover | Television | Ugly betty | Personal appearance | Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) | Portrayals | Women | Popular culture | Feminism | Narratives | Sexism | Rituals | Television programs | Fashion | Success | Power | Business
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Feminist Media Studies, ISSN 1468-0777, 11/2014, Volume 14, Issue 6, pp. 929 - 943
Under the auspices of the "body positive movement" there has, in recent years, been a proliferation of websites dedicated to nurturing bodily acceptance.... 
beauty ideal | blogging | body positive | makeover culture | social media | Body positive
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2016, 1, Routledge television guidebooks, ISBN 1138784842, 194
From HGTV and the Food Network to Keeping Up With the Kardashians, television is preoccupied with the pursuit and exhibition of lifestyle. Lifestyle TV... 
Film & TV Communication | Popular Culture | Media Studies | Television Studies | Media Industries | Media Theory | History and criticism | Reality television programs | Lifestyles | Makeover television programs
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Portal (Sydney, N.S.W.), ISSN 1449-2490, 12/2011, Volume 8, Issue 2
This paper examines cosmetic surgery tourism, arguing that it can be meaningfully analysed as part of makeover culture... 
cosmetic surgery | gender | makeover culture | tourism | the body | labour
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Portal (Sydney, N.S.W.), ISSN 1449-2490, 09/2011, Volume 8, Issue 2
This paper examines cosmetic surgery tourism, arguing that it can be meaningfully analysed as part of makeover culture... 
Consumption | Tourism | Medicine | Clinics | Cultural values | Human body | Surgery | Globalization | Plastic surgery | Identity | Cosmetic surgery | cosmetic surgery | tourism | the body | gender | makeover culture | labour
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