Celebrity and 'meritocracy'

Soundings - ISSN 1362-6620
Volume 2004 Number 26

Celebrity and 'meritocracy'
Jo Littler pages -


In our contemporary meritocratic culture, new possibilities of social and cultural transition are being produced alongside sharp inequalities of wealth and status. Jo Littler examines the ways in which current forms of celebrity culture reflect - and produce - this state of affairs, and considers why celebrity is a political issue.

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