Biggest Loser USA: A Fat World in Media and Local Practices - preparatory field studies

Project: Research

Layman's description

This is a study of Reality TV phenomenon Biggest Loser USA and related activites organized by the program and former participants in the form of fun runs, charity events etc, eg against childhoold obesity and diabetes. EPS has funded preparatory fieldwork in the USA. More funding is sought. Project combines discourse analysis of shows and other media & ethnograpy of local and national practices.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date2013/01/012016/12/31

Participants

Related research output

Jessica Enevold, 2013, Kris och kultur: kulturvetenskapliga perspektiv på kunskap, estetik och historia. Arvidsson, M., Geisler, U. & Hansson, K. (eds.). Lund: Sekel Bokförlag, p. 129-152

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

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