Serial Prostitute Homicide in the Chinese Media

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dc.contributor.author Jeffreys, Elaine en_US
dc.contributor.editor Lisa M. Cuklanz and Sujata Moorti en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-16T04:57:21Z
dc.date.available 2010-06-16T04:57:21Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2009003019 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Jeffreys Elaine 2009, 'Serial Prostitute Homicide in the Chinese Media', in NA (ed.), Peter Lang, New York, USA, pp. 27-46. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-1-4331-0277-6 en_US
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/11778
dc.description.abstract Women in prostitution are documented victims of serial killers, both hisrorically and in the present day. I Jack the Ripper-probably the most infamous serial killer in the Anglophone world-was the alias given to a person who murdered and mutilated at least four and possibly up to eight women, many of whom were allegedly prostitutes, in the Whitechapel area of London in 1888.' While not the first serial killer, Jack the Ripper became a household name primarily because the gruesome details of the case were covered by an emerging popular press, keen to expose manifest social injustice in the context of rapid industrialization to an increasingly literate general population.:' Media coverage capitalized on local concerns by portraying London's East End as a hot-bed of vice, stressing either "the need for social reform to alleviate the poverty causing crime" or berating the metropolitan police for failing to protect lower-class women by catching the perpetrator." The "Ripper" appellative is now routinely attached to serial-murder hunts by the tabloid press. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Peter Lang en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title Serial Prostitute Homicide in the Chinese Media en_US
dc.parent Local Violence, Global Media: Feminist Analyses of Gendered Representations en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation New York, USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 27 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 46 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 200100 en_US
dc.personcode 011199 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Communication and Media Studies en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.custom en_US
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dc.description.keywords NA en_US
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dc.staffid 011199 en_US


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