Fans and Fan Cultures: Tourism, Consumerism and Social Media

Fans, Followers and Brand AdvocatesThe Fan as Consumer, and the Consumer as FanBrand FansFrom Degenerates and Socially Awkward to Valuable Co-creators of Brand ImageWhat Constitutes a Fan?List-Making as Fan PracticeSummaryReferencesFans and (Post)Subcultural ConsumerismThe "Miracle" of ConsumptionSubcultural Ideals and Post-subcultural RealitySelf, Structure and AgencyConsuming ExperiencesA Balancing ActPerformance of IdeologySummaryReferencesText and Representation: The Community and the IndividualFan VisibilityText and DiscourseRepresentation, Myth and MediationNeoliberalist MythRepresentation of FansSummaryReferencesCelebrity Culture and Modes of Participation Through "New" MediaThe Origin of Mass Celebrity and FandomParticipatory Film and Television FansSummaryReferencesFans and TourismFan Travel as PilgrimageFans of DestinationsHarry Potter TourismSocial Media, Photography and Social CurrencyCultural Tourists as FansSummaryReferencesFootball Fans: Representations, Motivations and PlaceMedia Representations of Football FansBig Business, Technology and Social MediaMotivations of Sport FansFan Management: What Do the Clubs Know?Are Fans Important After All?West Ham United: Football Fans and Sense of PlaceSummaryReferencesPopular Culture Fandom: Broadening the PictureA Different Take on Music FandomEurovisionFans - or Admirers?SummaryReferencesSocial Media: Millennials, Brand Fans and the Branding of FansSharing and Participating: Fans and Social MediaMillennials: A Generation or a State of Mind?Bosch, Bosch, and Bosch- and Boaty McBoatfaceConsumerism and Brand FansSummaryReferences
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