Celebritetskulturer, 7.5 högskolepoäng

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Beslutsdatum: 2021-05-28
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Dyer, Richard (1986/2004) Heavenly Bodies: Film Stars and Society, Oxon: Routledge (pp. 17-64).

Fairclough, Kirsty (2012) "Nothing less than perfect: female celebrity, ageing and hyper-scrutiny in the gossip industry", Celebrity Studies, Vol. 3(1): 90-103.

Jerslev, Anne & Mette Mortensen (2018) "Celebrity in the social media age: Re-negotiating the public and the private", in Elliot (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Celebrity Studies, London: Routledge, pp.157-174.

Jerslev, Anne (2014) "Celebrification, authenticity, gossip: The celebrity humanitarian", Nordicom Review, Vol. 35(1): 171-186.

Johansson, Sofia (2015) "Celebrity culture and audiences: A Swedish case study", Celebrity Studies, Vol. 6(1): 54-68.

Marwick, Alice and danah boyd (2011) "To see and be seen: Celebrity practice on Twitter", Convergence: The International Journal of Research into 
New Media Technologies, Vlo. 17(2): 139-158.

McDonell, Andrea (2014) Reading Celebrity Gossip Magazines, Cambridge: Polity Press (extract).

Raphael, Jackie (2019) “Authentic activism: Challenges of an environmental celebrity”, in Nathan Farrell (ed.) The Political Economy of Celebrity Activism, London: Routledge. (17 p)

Street, John (2004) "Celebrity politicians: Popular culture and political representation", BJPIR, Vol. 6: 435-452

Turner, Graeme (2004/2014) Understanding Celebrity, London: Sage.

Van Krieken, Robert (2012/2018) Celebrity Society, Oxon: Routledge.

In conjunction with the final assignment, additional literature on research methods may be needed (see assignment instructions).