Celebrity Society

Celebrity Society

by Robert van Krieken

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136298554
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/14/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 188
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Robert van Krieken is Professor of Sociology at the University of Sydney, and Visitng Professor at University College Dublin. His research interests include the sociology of law, criminology, the sociology of childhood, processes of civilization and decivilization, cultural genocide, as well as contributing to the theoretical debates around the work of Elias, Foucault, Luhmann and Latour. Previous books include Norbert Elias (1998), Celebrity and the Law (2010, co-authored) and Sociology fourth edition (2009, co-authored).

Table of Contents

Introduction.  1. From Fame to Celebrity: The Celebritization of Society  2. Producing Celebrity and the Economics of Attention  3. Celebrity as a Social Form: Status, Charisma and Power  4. Imagined Community and Long-Distance Intimacy  5. Celebrity in Politics, Diplomacy and Development  6. Business and Management Celebrity  7. Celebrity’s Futures – 15 Minutes of Fame, or Fame in 15 Minutes.  References

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