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|ISBN:||9780415886789 0415886783 0415886791 9780415886796|
|Contents:||1. The American Dream: Celebrity, Class, and Social Mobility 2. Beyond Subsistence: The Rise of the Middle Class in the Twentieth Century 3.Prosperity and Wealth Arrive: Boom Times and Women's Suffrage in the 1920s 4. Pull Yourself up by Your Bootstraps: Personal Failure and the Great Depression 5. We're All in This Together: Collectivism and World War II 6. Suburban Utopia: The Postwar Middle Class Fantasy 7. Is That All There Is? :Challenging the Suburban Fantasy in the Sixties and Seventies 8. Massive Wealth as Moral Reward: The Reagan Revolution and Individualism 9. Success Just for Being You: Opportunity in the Internet Age|
|Responsibility:||by Karen Sternheimer.|
"Celebrity Culture and the American Dream is an engaging study of the development of celebrity culture during the past century and a great application of sociological concepts like social mobility
- Social mobility -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
- Social classes -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
- American Dream.
- Celebrities -- United States.
- Fame -- Social aspects -- United States.