Day 26 Extreme Makeover Home Edition

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<ul><li> 1. Ideology: Neo- Liberalism &amp; Globalization Dr. Sara Diaz WGST 280: Gender, Sex, &amp; Popular Culture Gonzaga University </li> <li> 2. Extreme Makeover Home Edition Political Economy Textual Analysis Response to/Use of Texts </li> <li> 3. Extreme Makeover Home Edition http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Yzs5IghsMs </li> <li> 4. Political Economy What are the root causes of the hunger problem in Ciudad Juarez? What media structures are implicated in the production of EMHE, how are they connected to the structural problems that lead to poverty in Ciudad Juarez? </li> <li> 5. Textual Analysis How do they use the Ruiz family to tell a neoliberal story? How is neoliberalism encoded in EMHE? How do we decode these messages? What is the preferred meaning? Are there resistant meanings embedded in EMHE? </li> <li> 6. Media Effects What might be some effects of neoliberal narratives like those in EMHE? </li> <li> 7. Power Analysis Who gains and who looses in this neoliberal narrative established by EMHE? HOW? What are the structural mechanisms? What are the cultural effects? </li> <li> 8. Neoliberalism in Your Object Work in blog groups How do you see neoliberalism at work in your object Textual Analysis Chains of meaning? Political Economy How might the producer be implicated in neoliberal institutions? Media Effects How does the object naturalize or mask ideology from consumers? Power Analysis What are the effects of each of these on power in relation to neoliberal ideology? In other words, who gains and who looses? </li> </ul>