By Mathieu Deflem
This booklet investigates the stardom of woman Gaga inside of a cultural-sociological framework. Resisting a reductionist standpoint of status as a commodity, Mathieu Deflem deals an empirical exam of the social stipulations that trained girl Gaga’s upward push to repute. The publication delves into themes akin to the selling of girl Gaga; the criminal concerns that experience dogged her occupation; the media; her viewers; her activism; problems with intercourse, gender, and sexuality; and girl Gaga’s designated artistry. by means of education a focus in this singular pop icon, girl Gaga and the Sociology of status invitations readers to contemplate the character of stardom in an age of celebrity.
Read Online or Download Lady Gaga and the Sociology of Fame: The Rise of a Pop Star in an Age of Celebrity PDF
Similar communication & media studies books
The pictures from Abu Ghraib are as murderous for the United States as these of the international exchange middle in flames. the total West is inside the burst of sadistic laughter of the yankee squaddies, because it is at the back of the development of the Israeli wall. this can be the place the reality of those photos lies.
What's the effect of knowledge and conversation applied sciences (ICTs) at the human situation? with a purpose to handle this query, in 2012 the ecu fee equipped a examine venture entitled The Onlife Initiative: notion reengineering for rethinking societal issues within the electronic transition.
Audio description (AD) is a story procedure which gives complementary information about the the place, who, what and the way of any audiovisual content material. It interprets the visuals into phrases. The important functionality of this advert hoc narrative is to make audiovisual content material to be had to all: be it a guided urban travel of Barcelona, a 3D movie, or a Picasso portray.
The time period “network” is now utilized to every thing from the web to terrorist-cell structures. however the word’s ubiquity has additionally made it a cliché, an idea immediately recognizable but demanding to provide an explanation for. community Aesthetics, in exploring how pop culture mediates our adventure with interconnected existence, unearths the network’s position as a manner for individuals to build and deal with their world—and their view of themselves.
- Advertising and New Media
- America Calling: A Social History of the Telephone to 1940
- Schlüsselwerke des Konstruktivismus
- Kittler Now: Current Perspectives in Kittler Studies
- Getting the Message: News, Truth and Power (Communication and Society)
- After Art (Point Essays on Architecture)
Extra resources for Lady Gaga and the Sociology of Fame: The Rise of a Pop Star in an Age of Celebrity
Framing Celebrity: New Directions in Celebrity Culture. London: Routledge. Horkheimer, Max, and Theodor W. Adorno. 1972 (1944). Dialectic of Enlightenment. New York: Herder and Herder. Klapp, Orrin E. 1954. Heroes, Villains and Fools, as Agents of Social Control. American Sociological Review 19(1): 56–62. , and P. Vannini. 2009. Understanding Society Through Popular Music. New York: Routledge. Kurzman, Charles, Chelise Anderson, Clinton Key, Youn Ok Lee, Mairead Moloney, Alexis Silver, and Maria W.
The Social Construction of Reality. New York: Anchor. Blaukopf, Kurt. 1992. Musical Life in a Changing Society: Aspects of Music Sociology. Portland: Amadeus Press. 1962. The Image, or What Happened to the American Dream. New York: Atheneum. Bourdieu, Pierre. 1977. Outline of a Theory of Practice. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Braudy, Leo. 1997. The Frenzy of Renown: Fame and Its History. New York: Vintage Books. Caulfield, Timothy. 2015. The Celebrity Illusion. The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 13, 2015.
Bennett, Andy. 2008. Towards a Cultural Sociology of Popular Music. Journal of Sociology 44(4): 419–432. , and Thomas Luckmann. 1967. The Social Construction of Reality. New York: Anchor. Blaukopf, Kurt. 1992. Musical Life in a Changing Society: Aspects of Music Sociology. Portland: Amadeus Press. 1962. The Image, or What Happened to the American Dream. New York: Atheneum. Bourdieu, Pierre. 1977. Outline of a Theory of Practice. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Braudy, Leo. 1997. The Frenzy of Renown: Fame and Its History.