Can celebrities change the world? / Roman Espejo, book editor

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Subjects: Social change
Celebrities--Political activity
Celebrities
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2009
Series: At issue. Social issues
At issue. Social issues
LC Classification: H, HM
Physical Description: 97 p.: 24 cm
Additional Authors: Espejo, Roman, 1977-
Notes: LCCN: 2008029158
ISBN: 9780737740882 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0737740884 (hardcover)
ISBN: 9780737740899 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0737740892 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Celebrity activism can be influential / Leanne Shear -- Celebrity activism is limited / Douglas A. Hicks -- The impacts of celebrity activism are mixed / Jonathan Curiel -- Rock and pop artists do not effectively influence politics / James Panton -- Celebrity activism benefits international affairs / Oscar Reyes -- Celebrity activism may not benefit international affairs / Daniel W. Drezner -- Celebrity activism may benefit Africa / Madeleine Bunting -- Celebrity activism does not benefit Africa / Stuart Hodkinson -- Celebrities contribute to philanthropy / Alexandra Marks -- Celebrities use philanthropy for financial and personal gain / Kimberly Elworthy -- Celebrities can be role models for women / Aliza Pilar Sherman -- Celebrities should not be role models for women / Nicky Raynor -- Celebrity adoptions increase adoption awareness / Stacy Jenel Smith -- Celebrity adoptions have the potential to damage adoption awareness / Martha Osborne
OCLC Number: 227199386
ISBN/ISSN: 9780737740882
0737740884
9780737740899
0737740892