Emergence of Spectacles

  • Brian M. Lowe


This chapter introduces readers to some of the essential ideas regarding spectacles and their basic components. It also introduces the concept of “spectacular morality”: how moral claims and understandings are carried and transmitted by spectacles. Through several case studies, it addresses some of the apparent successes and failures in spectacle production and reception.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian M. Lowe
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  1. 1.SociologySUNY College at OneontaOneontaUSA

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