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Author Cashmore, Ellis.

Title Celebrity/culture / Ellis Cashmore.

Published Abingdon [England] ; New York : Routledge, 2006.

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 UniM Bail  302.23 CASH    AVAILABLE
Physical description vi, 311 pages ; 21 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [280]-290) and index.
Contents 1. Cultivating/tastes -- 2. Making/new rules -- 3. Giving/it all -- 4. Fabricating/fame -- 5. Worshipping/from afar -- 6. Consuming/beauty -- 7. Commodifying/race -- 8. Thriving/on scandal -- 9. Buying/sales -- 10. Televising/reality -- 11. Blurring/the line -- 12. Creating/legends -- 13. Answering/the big question.
Summary "Ellis Cashmore collects research, theory, and case studies en route as he explores the intriguing issue of celebrity culture: its origins, its meaning, and its global influence. Covering such varied perspectives as fame addiction, the "celebrification" of politics, and celebrity fatigue, Cashmore analyzes the relationship celebrity has with commodification and the consumer society, and investigates the new media and the quest for self-perfection."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Mass media and culture.
Celebrities.
Standard Number 9780415373111 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780415373104 (hbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN 0415373115 (paperback: alk. paper)
0415373107 (hbk. : alk. paper)