Table of contents for Idols and celebrity in Japanese media culture / edited by Patrick W. Galbraith and Jason G. Karlin.


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Forward: Revisiting 'Idology'; H. Aoyagi
Introduction: The Mirror of Idols and Celebrity; P.W.Galbraith & J.G.Karlin
PART I: SYSTEMS
The Jimusho System: Understanding the Production Logic of the Japanese Entertainment Industry; W.D.Marx
Megaspectacle and Celebrity Transgression in Japan: The Sakai Noriko Media Scandal; I.Prusa
Through a Looking Glass Darkly: Television Advertising, Idols and the Making of Fan Audiences; J.G.Karlin
PART II: DESIRE
Johnny's Idols as Icon: Female Desires to Fantasize and Consume Male Idol Images; K.Nagaike
From Boys Next Door to Boys' Love: Gender Performance in Japanese Male Idol Media; L.Glasspool
The Homo Cultures of Iconic Personality in Japan: Mishima Yukio and Misora Hibari; J.D.Mackintosh
PART III: DIFFERENCE
Idol as Accidental Activist: Agnes Chan, Feminism and Motherhood in Japan; A.Hambleton
Emotions, Desires and Fantasy: What Idolizing Means for Yon-sama Fans in Japan; Ho Swee Lin

PART IV: IMAGE
Idols: The Image of Desire in Japanese Consumer Capitalism; P.W.Galbraith
The Virtual Idol: Producing and Consuming Digital Femininity; D.Black
Index




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Celebrities -- Japan.
Mass media -- Japan.