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Pierre-Emmanuel Sorignet

. Paris : Fayard. Peterson, Richard A. et Albert Simkus. 1992. How musical tastes mark occupational status groups. Pp. 152–186 in Cultivating Differences. Symbolic Boundaries and the Making of Inequality, édité par Michèle Lamont et Marcel Fournier. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press. Rannou, Janine et Ionela Roharic. 2006. Les danseurs, un métier d’engagement. Paris : La Documentation française. Renahy, Nicolas. 2001. Football et représentation territoriale : un club amateur dans un village ouvrier. Ethnologie française 31(4) : 707

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Bryan S. Turner

breed of telecommunication billionaires who turn to politics to protect their empires. The result is a problematic mixture of football, mass media, spectacle and political intrigue. Alongside the financialisation of the state and ‘cassino capitalism’ ( Strange, 1986 ), the passive consumer citizen is an appropriate figure in a world of political entertainment or ‘videocracy’ ( Stille, 2010 ). 8 Conclusion: The Entertainment Society In the United States and Great Britain, citizenship and welfare were profoundly changed by the neoliberal revolution of the late