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Title Celebrity culture / edited by Noah Berlatsky.

Publication Info. Farmington Hills : Greenhaven Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction    306.4 CEL 2015    Available
Description 203 pages ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Opposing viewpoints series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1. Is celebrity culture harmful? Celebrity culture is natural and can be beneficial / David Cox -- Too many celebrities, not enough heroes / Landon Y. Jones -- Celebrity culture is not that terrible / Courtney Enlow -- Celebrities work to prevent sexual assault / Lesley Clark and Renee Schoof -- Why Miley Cyrus matters / Mona Charen -- Celebrities promote unhealthy eating and obesity / Tara Haelle. Chapter 2. Is celebrity activism beneficial? Celebrities can help bring attention to worthy causes / Alain de Botton -- Celebrities make worthy causes absurd / Douglas Valentine -- The thirty most generous celebrities / Anderson Antunes -- Celebrity philanthropy may be misguided and misleading / Kat Stoeffel -- The flip side to Bill Gates' charity billions / Andrew Bowman. Chapter 3. How does celebrity culture affect particular groups? Coming out: when love dares speak, and nobody listens / Jeremy W. Peters -- Celebrities coming out helps gay rights / Trish Bendix -- Why we need to ask celebrities whether they're feminists / Amanda Duberman -- Asking female celebrities if they are feminists is useless / Meghan Murphy -- Children provide the excuse for moral panic around celebrity culture / Karina Wilson. Chapter 4. Is celebrity culture changing? Celebrity culture can become more accessible and subversive / Amber L. Davisson -- The culture of celebrity is far from dead--it's just growing up / Tim Lott -- Celebrity culture still rests on traditional myths about fame / Su Holmes -- Celebrity culture is based on evolution / Stephanie Pappas -- Social media does not necessarily create authentic connections with celebrities / Alice Marwick and danah boyd.
Subject Celebrities -- Juvenile literature.
Celebrities -- Popular works.
Popular culture -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Berlatsky, Noah, editor.
Cover Title Celebrity culture : opposing viewpoints
ISBN 9780737772463 (hardback)
0737772468 (hardback)
9780737772470 (paperback)
0737772476 (paperback)

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