From soap opera to reality programming: examining motherhood, motherwork and the maternal role on popular television

@inproceedings{Feasey2013FromSO,
  title={From soap opera to reality programming: examining motherhood, motherwork and the maternal role on popular television},
  author={Rebecca Feasey},
  year={2013}
}
Representations of motherhood dominate the television landscape in a variety of popular genre texts, and as such it is important that we consider the ways in which these women are being constructed and circulated on the small screen. Indeed, although much work has been done to investigate the depiction of women on television, little research exists to account for the portrayal of mothering, motherhood, and the maternal role. With this in mind, this article introduces extant literature… CONTINUE READING

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