Book Chapters

Introduction. Celebrity Humanitarianism and North-South Relations. Politics, Place and Power Lisa Ann Richey

Part 1: Celebrity-Impact in the Global South

1. Angelina Jolie and the Everyday Geopolitics of Celebrity Humanitarianism in a Thailand–Burma Border Town Mary Mostafanezhad

2. Madonna in Malawi. Celebritized Interventions and Local Politics of Development in the South Louise Mubanda Rasmussen

3. Muhammad Yunus. A Bangladeshi Aid Celebrity Anke Schwittay

4. Sophie’s Special Secret. Public Feeling, Consumption and Celebrity Activism in Post-Apartheid South Africa Danai Mupotsa

5. Celebrity Philanthropy in China. the political critique of Pu Cunxin’s AIDS heroism Johanna Hood

Part 2: Celebritization, Participatory Democracy, and the Donor North

6. Ben Affleck Goes to Washington. Celebrity Advocacy, Access and Influence Alexandra Cosima Budabin

7. Humanitarian Relief Worker Sean Penn – A Contextual Story Annika Bergman Rosamond

8. Irony and Politically Incorrect Humanitarianism. Danish Celebrity-led Benefit Events Mette Fog Olwig and Lene Bull Christiansen

9. Celebrity, Humanitarianism and Settler-Colonialism. G.A Robinson and the Aborigines of Van Diemen’s Land Robert van Krieken

Epilogue. The Politics of Celebrity Humanitarianism Dan Brockington


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