So you want to be a star. Research tells us that you're not alone. Over the past decade, our perceptions of beauty, health, success, and happiness have become increasingly steeped in celebrity influence. Our health decisions are influenced by celebrity endorsements, our children's ambitions are governed by the fantasy of fame, and our ideals of beauty and success are mediated through a celebrity-dominated world-view. The celebrity brand is at once the most desired state of being (modern-day royalty!) and one of the most socially problematic. Book jacket.
Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong about Everything?
How the Famous Sell Us Elixirs of Health, Beauty and Happiness
Mind, Body & Spirit