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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.

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