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Title Idols and celebrity in Japanese media culture / edited by Patrick W. Galbraith and Jason G. Karlin
Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
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 Ethnology Library  P92.J3 I36 2012    AVAILABLE    30520020770781
Descript xv, 239 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction : the mirror of idols and celebrity / Patrick W. Galbraith and Jason G. Karlin -- Part I Systems -- The jimusho system : understanding the production logic of the Japanese entertainment industry / W. David Marx -- Megaspectacle and celebrity transgression in Japan : the Sakai Noriko scandal / Igor Prusa -- Through a looking glass darkly : television advertising, idols, and the making of fan audiences / Jason G. Karlin -- Part II Desire -- Johnny's idols as icons : female desires to fantasize and consume male idol images / Kazumi Nagaike -- From boys next door to boys' love : gender performance in Japanese male idol media / Lucy Glasspool -- The homo cultures of iconic personality in Japan : Mishima Yukio and Misora Hibari / Jonathan D. Mackintosh -- Part III -- Idol as accidental activist : Agnes Chan, feminism, and motherhood in Japan / Alexandra Hambleton -- Emotions, desires, and fantasies : what idolizing means for Yon-sama fans in Japan / Ho Swee Lin -- Part IV Image -- Idols : the image of desire in Japanese consumer capitalism / Patrick W. Galbraith -- The virtual idol : producing and consuming digital femininity / Daniel Black
Subject Celebrities -- Japan
Mass media -- Japan
Alt Author Galbraith, Patrick W
Karlin, Jason G
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