Stardom and Social Mobility, 2nd Edition
Celebrity Culture and the American Dream, Second Edition considers how major economic and historical factors shaped the nature of celebrity culture as we know it today, retaining the first edition’s examples from the first celebrity fan magazines of 1911 to the present and expanding to include...
Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge
How Moral Crusaders Construct Meanings of Deviance and Delinquency
Moral panics reveal much about a society’s social structure and the sociology embedded in everyday life. This short text examines extreme reactions to American popular culture over the past century, including crusades against comic books, music, and pinball machines, to help convey the "...
Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge