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Journal of Media and Cultural Studies,19, chros, Home About Help Search. Among the lines of enquiry and critical tools that have been recuperated as pertinent to the study of celebrity are leadership, charisma, role models, heroes, role sets, ideology, manipulation, commodification, interpellation, narcissism, signification and individuality.

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Do they have unique qualities, or have their images been constructed by the media? 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. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. The Philosophy of Michael Mann.

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