Reality TV's Real Men of the Recession: White Masculinity in Crisis and the Rise of Trumpism (Hardcover)

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Reality TV's Real Men of the Recession: White Masculinity in Crisis and the Rise of Trumpism (Hardcover)

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In the 2000s, reality programs showcasing white, working-class men performing hazardous occupations in wilderness settings proliferated on U.S. cable networks. Shannon O'Sullivan argues that this genre represents a reactionary veneration of white, rural, working-class men as "real Americans" amid the Great Recession and current events.

Shannon O'Sullivan is an independent scholar.
Product Details ISBN: 9781666900019
ISBN-10: 166690001X
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: October 11th, 2022
Pages: 198
Language: English