Lady Gaga and the Sociology of Fame: The Rise of a Pop Star by Mathieu Deflem

By Mathieu Deflem

This publication investigates the stardom of girl Gaga inside of a cultural-sociological framework. Resisting a reductionist viewpoint of popularity as a commodity, Mathieu Deflem deals an empirical exam of the social stipulations that expert girl Gaga’s upward push to popularity. The ebook delves into themes akin to the selling of woman Gaga; the criminal concerns that experience dogged her occupation; the media; her viewers; her activism; problems with intercourse, gender, and sexuality; and girl Gaga’s distinct artistry. via education a focus in this singular pop icon, girl Gaga and the Sociology of reputation invitations readers to contemplate the character of stardom in an age of celebrity.

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