On television, in magazines and books, on the internet and in films, celebrities of all sorts seem to monopolize our attention. Celebrity Society brings new dimensions to our understanding of celebrity, capturing the way in which the figure of ‘the celebrity’ is bound up with the emergence of...
Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge
This book locates Elias's work clearly within the development of sociology and also against the background of current debates.Between the 1930s and the 1980s he developed a unique approach to social theory which is now beginning to take root in contemporary social research and theory. Since the...
Published April 2nd 1998 by Routledge