June 25th, 2012

Supernanny Deconstructed: Part 2

Italian media critic Enzo Corsetti returns with the second part of his series for The LAMP taking a critical look at how reality television functions, using the American version of “Supernanny” as an example. (Click here for “Supernanny Deconstructed: Part 1.”) In Part 2, he pays special attention to gender and sexuality stereotypes which are both challenged and reaffirmed in various ways throughout the show’s narrative. What do you think about how “Supernanny” portrays the roles of women and men in raising families? Tell us in the comments below!

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