Celebrity Philanthropy: The Cultivation of China's HIV/AIDS Heroes

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dc.contributor.author Hood, Johanna en_US
dc.contributor.editor Elaine Jeffreys and Louise Edwards en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T03:42:12Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T03:42:12Z
dc.date.issued 2010 en_US
dc.identifier 2010002712 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Hood Johanna 2010, 'Celebrity Philanthropy: The Cultivation of China's HIV/AIDS Heroes', in NA (ed.), Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong, pp. 85-102. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-962-209-087-3 en_US
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/14440
dc.description.abstract In the context of global celebrity activism, this chapter focuses on celebrity mechanisms in China's public health realm. It first examines the emergence of celebrity activism on health issues in the international arena and within the controversial and problematic state management of HIV/AIDS in China. It then turns to the rise of 'HIV/AIDS Heroes' in the People's Republic of China (PRC) where the co-production and consumption of what Lisa Ann Richey and Stefano Ponte (2008: 711-29) call 'aid celebrities' now occurs. I focus on one of China's 'AIDS heroes', the actor Pu Cunxin, drawing from over 300 articles written on Pu over the past five years, as well as from personal observation during fieldwork in China in 2003-08, to explore the emergence and significance of his fame within its local context. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Hong Kong University Press en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title Celebrity Philanthropy: The Cultivation of China's HIV/AIDS Heroes en_US
dc.parent Celebrity in China en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Hong Kong en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 85 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 102 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 200205 en_US
dc.personcode 10639007 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Culture, Gender, Sexuality en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition First en_US
dc.custom en_US
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dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 103387 en_US

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