Celebrity Philanthropy

Celebrity Philanthropy

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There is no question that celebrities these days are some of the most prominent faces of philanthropic activity a€“ yet their participation raises questions about efficacy, motivations, and activism overall. This book presents case studies of celebrity philanthropy from around the globe a€“ including such figures as Shakira, Arundhati Roy, Zhang Ziyi, Bono, and Madonna a€“looking at the tensions between celebrity activism and ground level work and the relationship between celebrity philanthropy and cultural citizenship.... 2006a#39; (2006) Forbes, 16 June, http:// www.forbes.com/2006/06/15/richest- celebrities-powerful_cx_lg_06celebrities_0615celebrity intro.html. ... a#39;The Celebrity 100: #68 Tyra Banksa#39; (2008) Forbes, 11 June, http://www.forbes.com/ lists/2008/53/anbsp;...

Title:Celebrity Philanthropy
Author:Elaine Jeffreys, Paul Allatson
Publisher:Intellect Books - 2015-07-27


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