ERIC Number: EJ629282
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Admirer-Celebrity Relationships among Young Adults: Explaining Perceptions of Celebrity Influence on Identity.
Boon, Susan D.; Lomore, Christine D.
Human Communication Research, v27 n3 p432-65 Jul 2001
Investigates undergraduate students' judgments regarding the degree to which relationships with celebrity idols influenced their sense of identity and feelings of self-worth. Discusses the characteristics of the sample of idols participants reported as well as descriptive data concerning the degree to which participants perceived these idols as influential in shaping their sense of identity and feelings of self-worth. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A