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Get this from a library! Celebrity.. [Chris Rojek] — An analysis of the cult of celebrity in modern society. Read “Celebrity” by Chris Rojek with Rakuten Kobo. In contemporary society, the cult of celebrity is inescapable. Anyone can be turned into a celebrity, and. Celebrity by Chris Rojek, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Item s unavailable for purchase. Chris Rojek brings together celebrated figures from the arts, sports, politics and other public spheres, from O. Product details Format Mixed media product pages Dimensions x x Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. The book is a landmark contribution in explaining how celebrities dominate the social horizon and why we need them.


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The Public Communication of Chrus, 4-vol. In four volumes, Celebrity brings together the best and most influential foundational and cutting-edge research on: Selected pages Page 8.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Men and Celebruty 5 volumes Stephen M. Document, Internet resource Document Type: And as interest in celebrity continues to explode, a variety of forerunners to its study-drawing on materials from a wide range of disciplines including sociology, cultural studies, history, psychology, organization studies, politics, film, and literary studies-have been rediscovered and reformulated.

Rojek analyzes the rjek between ascribed celebrity, which derives from bloodline, and achieved celebrity, which follows on from personal achievement – the difference between Princess Margaret and, say, Woody Allen.

The sheer scale of the available research exploring the many implications of the phenomenon of celebrity-and the breadth and complexity of the canon on which celebrity studies draws-makes this new Major Work from Routledge especially timely.


Contents Celebrity and Celetoids. Your rating has been recorded. Celebrity Chris Rojek Limited preview – Among the lines of enquiry and critical tools that have been recuperated as pertinent to the study of celebrity are leadership, charisma, role models, heroes, role sets, ideology, manipulation, commodification, interpellation, narcissism, rojwk and individuality.

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