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Celebrity and performance in the hopes of children

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Bishop, EC and Willis, KF and West, ML, Celebrity and performance in the hopes of children, International colloquium Childhood and cultures: social and human sciences perspectives , 15-17 December 2010, Paris, pp. 1-24. (2010) [Refereed Conference Paper]

Abstract

How children engage with contemproary culture in a clobalised workd is contested. While it is argued that children should be protected from the vagaries of capitalist consumerist and celebrity culture this co-exits with the notion that children should be encouraged to be the 'authors of thier own lives'.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:Children Voice, Hope, Celebrity, Culture, Famous
Research Division:Studies in Human Society
Research Group:Sociology
Research Field:Sociology not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Other Cultural Understanding
Objective Field:Cultural Understanding not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Bishop, EC (Dr Emily Bishop)
UTAS Author:Willis, KF (Dr Karen Willis)
UTAS Author:West, ML (Miss Melody West)
ID Code:66293
Year Published:2010
Deposited By:Tasmanian Institute of Learning & Teaching
Deposited On:2011-01-12
Last Modified:2011-06-20
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