Read “Celebrity” by Chris Rojek with Rakuten Kobo. In contemporary society, the cult of celebrity is inescapable. Anyone can be turned into a celebrity, and. Chris Rojek is Professor of Sociology and Culture at Nottingham Trent University, he was awarded the Allen V. Sapora Award for outstanding ac. Celebrity by Chris Rojek, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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And what of the dark side of celebrity — why is the hunger to be in the public eye so great that people are prepared to go to any lengths to achieve it, as numerous mass murderers and serial killers have done.

Hiding in the Light. He also shows how there is no parallel in history to today’s ubiquitous “living” form of celebrity, powered by newspapers, PR departments, magazines and electronic mass media.

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