Celebrity (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Author: Chris Rojek
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2010.
Series: Focus on Contemporary Issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In contemporary society, the cult of celebrity is inescapable. Anyone can be turned into a celebrity, and anything can be made into a celebrity event. This title brings together celebrated figures  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Rojek
ISBN: 9781861891044 1861891040
OCLC Number: 812752709
Notes: Transferred to digital print.
Description: 208 s. : il. ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Focus on Contemporary Issues.
Responsibility: Chris Rojek.


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According to a brief but brilliant new book by the British sociologist Chris Rojek, democracy (or capitalism) simply cannot operate properly without celebrity ... Rojek's most original insight is Read more...

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