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Celebrity Politics (Real Politics in America)

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Publisher Comments:

This book looks at the evolution and impact of celebrity politics in the United States. It discusses how closely intertwined the worlds of politics and Hollywood have become, how celebrityhood pervades the political process—from campaigns and elections to governing, lobbying, and legislating, and the long-term implications of this trend. Chapter topics cover media image-makers, the money machine, the celebrity presidency, activist celebrities, sports politicos, satire: the downside of celebrityhood, and public evaluations of the celebrity regime. For anyone interested in the politics and pop culture of America.

Table of Contents

1. The Evolution of Celebrityhood.

2. Media Image-Makers.

3. The Money Machine.

4. The Celebrity Presidency.

5. Activist Celebrities.

6. Sports Politicos.

7. Satire: The Downside of Celebrityhood.

8. Public Evaluations of the Celebrity Regime.

9. Heroes, Fools, and Villains in Celebrity Politics.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780130943255
Author:
West, Darrell M.
Publisher:
Pearson
Author:
Orman, John M.
Location:
Upper Saddle River, N.J.
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Celebrities
Subject:
Political culture
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Political Process - General
Subject:
Government - General
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
United States Politics and government.
Subject:
Political culture -- United States.
Subject:
Politics - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Real Politics in America Series
Series Volume:
2194
Publication Date:
August 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.5 in 204 gr

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