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|Material Type:||Juvenile audience|
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|ISBN:||9780737752137 0737752130 9780737752144 0737752149|
|Description:||191 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Chapter 1: Is celebrity culture a problem? Celebrity culture is harmful / Chris Hedges ; Celebrity culture is beneficial / Neal Gabler ; Celebrity culture should be criticized / Mick Hume ; Celebrity culture has evolved over time / Jeanna Bryner ; Celebrity culture promotes unrealistic body images / Julie Mehta ; Celebrities and public figures promote obesity / Douglas Twenefour --
Chapter 2: How does celebrity culture affect young people? Celebrity culture harms teens / Emily Stimpson ; Celebrity and popular culture do not harm young people / Karen Sternheimer ; Celebrities are poor role models for young people / Kathleen Deveny ; Many young people do not look to celebrities as role models / PR Newswire --
Chapter 3: Does celebrity activism benefit society? Celebrity activism can be beneficial / Kate Bowman Johnston ; Celebrity activism is not beneficial / Heribert Dieter and Rajiv Kumar ; Celebrities contribute to philanthropy / Emily Sweeney ; Celebrity philanthropy may not have an impact / Gloria Goodale --
Chapter 4: What is the future of celebrity culture? Celebrity culture is pervasive / Joseph Epstein ; Celebrity culture is fading / Kurt Andersen ; Many celebrities are famous for being famous / Amy Argetsinger ; Reality television offers chances for fame and success / Associated Press ; Reality television may not necessarily offer fame and success / Christopher J. Falvey.
|Series Title:||Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)|
|Responsibility:||Roman Espejo, book editor.|