The Resource Telethons : spectacle, disability, and the business of charity, Paul K. Longmore

Telethons : spectacle, disability, and the business of charity, Paul K. Longmore

Label
Telethons : spectacle, disability, and the business of charity
Title
Telethons
Title remainder
spectacle, disability, and the business of charity
Statement of responsibility
Paul K. Longmore
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Marshaling two decades' worth of painstaking research, Paul Longmore's book provides the first cultural history of the telethon, charting its rise and profiling the key figures--philanthropists, politicians, celebrities, corporate sponsors, and recipients--involved"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Longmore, Paul K
Dewey number
791.45/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN 1992.8 .T44 L66 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Telethons
  • People with disabilities in mass media
  • Disabilities
  • Sociology of disability
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • HISTORY / Social History
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies
Label
Telethons : spectacle, disability, and the business of charity, Paul K. Longmore
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Abbreviations -- Editors' Note -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. Charity Professionals: Ambivalent Generosity and the New Business of Philanthropy -- Chapter 2. Neither Public Nor Private: Telethons in the U.S. Health and Welfare System -- Chapter 3. The Hidden Politics of Telethons: Where Volunteerism, Government, and Business Meet -- Chapter 4. "They've Got a Good Thing with Us and We've Got a Good Thing with Them": -- Telethons and Cause-Related Marketing -- Chapter 5. Givers and Takers: Conspicuous Contribution and a Distinctly American Moral Community -- Chapter 6. Dignity Thieves: Greed, Generosity, and Objects of Charity -- Chapter 7. Suffering as Spectacle: Pity, Pathos, and Ideology -- Chapter 8 "Look at Us We're Walking": Cure-Seekers, Invalids and Overcomers -- Chapter 9 American and Un-American Bodies: Searching for Fitness through Technology and Sport -- Chapter 10. Smashing Icons: Gender, Sexuality, and Disability -- Chapter 11. "Heaven's Special Child": The Making of Poster Children -- Chapter 12. Family Burdens: Parents, Children, and Disability -- Chapter 13. Jerry's Kids Grow Up: Disability Rights Activists and Telethons -- Conclusion: The End of Telethons and Challenges for Disability Rights -- Afterword -- Notes
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xix, 326 pages
Isbn
9780190262075
Lccn
2015050036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)934100134
  • (OCoLC)ocn934100134
Label
Telethons : spectacle, disability, and the business of charity, Paul K. Longmore
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Abbreviations -- Editors' Note -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. Charity Professionals: Ambivalent Generosity and the New Business of Philanthropy -- Chapter 2. Neither Public Nor Private: Telethons in the U.S. Health and Welfare System -- Chapter 3. The Hidden Politics of Telethons: Where Volunteerism, Government, and Business Meet -- Chapter 4. "They've Got a Good Thing with Us and We've Got a Good Thing with Them": -- Telethons and Cause-Related Marketing -- Chapter 5. Givers and Takers: Conspicuous Contribution and a Distinctly American Moral Community -- Chapter 6. Dignity Thieves: Greed, Generosity, and Objects of Charity -- Chapter 7. Suffering as Spectacle: Pity, Pathos, and Ideology -- Chapter 8 "Look at Us We're Walking": Cure-Seekers, Invalids and Overcomers -- Chapter 9 American and Un-American Bodies: Searching for Fitness through Technology and Sport -- Chapter 10. Smashing Icons: Gender, Sexuality, and Disability -- Chapter 11. "Heaven's Special Child": The Making of Poster Children -- Chapter 12. Family Burdens: Parents, Children, and Disability -- Chapter 13. Jerry's Kids Grow Up: Disability Rights Activists and Telethons -- Conclusion: The End of Telethons and Challenges for Disability Rights -- Afterword -- Notes
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xix, 326 pages
Isbn
9780190262075
Lccn
2015050036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)934100134
  • (OCoLC)ocn934100134

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