‘For crying out loud’: The repression of the child's subjectivity in ‘The House of Tiny Tearaways’

@inproceedings{Lury2009ForCO,
  title={‘For crying out loud’: The repression of the child's subjectivity in ‘The House of Tiny Tearaways’},
  author={Karen Lury},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract This article addresses the representation and mediation of the child-as-subject in British reality-television ‘parenting’ programmes, focusing on the BBC's ‘The House of Tiny Tearaways.’ It suggests that the programme produces a set of discourses — surveillance, exploitation, regulation, and transformation — and that these discourses mirror the current Labour government's initiatives in relation to children and childhood. The article asks whether these discourses have a repressive… Expand
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