From there, each contestant is in full view of the coaches and the audience, which allows for racism, sexism, and other forms of discrimination to factor into who wins the competition. The African American women on Survivor, who were all eliminated in the first few weeks of the show, were represented in the controlling image of the Black bitch discussed in Chapter Three.
In order to represent the kind of Black women able to join the middle class, the modern mammy image was put forward. In addition, intertextuality occurred when the cast members of that program refer- enced an event outside the storyline of the RTV program. CCM allows for the emergence of categories and their theoretical properties during the textual analysis.
Since I used the constant comparative method Gla- ser, to generate the broader categories of representation, I used discourse analysis to focus on a deeper investigation and explanation of the ways that race, gender, class, and neoliberal ideology af- fected the various categories of representations of Black women Meyers, , p.
Feminist gains were often made at the expense of people of color in general and women of color in particular, and gains made by antiracism movements often resulted in further oppression of women of color p. Instead, incidents are compared to the properties of the category p. These were the main factors contributing to an economic decline that the elites believed could only be reversed by un- doing Keynesian economic approaches Palley, , p.
This subgenre of RTV has its roots in U. ANTM mimics and reinforces the features of the neoliberal market.