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  • Jeffreys, Elaine (Hong Kong University Press, 2010)
    Celebrity is a pervasive aspect of everyday life and a growing field of academic inquiry. There is now a substantial body of literature Oil celebrity culture in Australia, Europe and the Americas. This literature covers ...
  • Jeffreys, Elaine; Edwards, Louise (Hong Kong University Press, 2010)
    Celebrity is a pervasive aspect of everyday life and a growing field of academic inquiry. There is now a substantial body of literature Oil celebrity culture in Australia, Europe and the Americas. This literature covers ...
  • Jeffreys, Elaine (RoutledgeCurzon, 2004)
    Recently re-released (2012) in paperback edition by Routledge. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415646567/
  • Jeffreys, Elaine (Contemporary China Centre, 2010)
    This paper examines prostitution-related police corruption and malfeasance in the People!?s Republic of China (PRC) during the early 2000s, as exemplified by media coverage of the story of Ma Dandan and six other !?virgin ...
  • Jeffreys, Elaine; Yingying, Huang (Routledge, 2009)
    China's post-1978 shift from a planned to a market economy has been accompanied by the withdrawal ofthe Party-state from much of its previous commitment to social welfare provision. This situation has not only heightened ...
  • Jeffreys, Elaine; Sigley, Gary (Routledge, 2009)
    Governmentality - a term coined by Michel Foucault (1979, 1991) to describe a rethinking ofthe notion ofgovernment - has become a key concept in the humanities and social sciences since the 1990s. Defined as 'the conduct ...
  • Jeffreys, Elaine (UTS, 2012)
    This paper examines the diversity of China?s popular culture idols with reference to a commemorative website called `The Search for Modern China?, which was launched in late September 2009 to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary ...
  • Jeffreys, Elaine (UTSePress, 2006)
    This paper examines some of the tensions surrounding the PRC?s official policy of banning prostitution by focusing on two highly publicized cases of deceptive recruiting for sexual services?the `Tang Shengli Incident? and ...
  • Jeffreys, Elaine (Routledge, 2012)
    Prostitution Scandals in China presents an examination of media coverage of prostitution-related scandals in contemporary China. It demonstrates that the subject of prostitution is not only widely debated, but also that ...
  • Jeffreys, Elaine (Routledge, 2007)
    This article examines media publicity surrounding the case of Li Ning - a 34-year-old native of Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province, who made legal history in the People's Republic of China (PRC) on 17 October 2004 when he was ...
  • Jeffreys, Elaine (SAGE Publications, 2010)
    This article examines the recent emergence of China?s private investigation industry, focusing on investigators of spousal infidelity. It outlines the professed business rationales of private investigators that target women ...
  • Jeffreys, Elaine; Wang, Pan (SAGE Publications, 2013)
    This research note examines the growth of Chinese-foreign marriage in mainland China since 1979. From the founding of the People?s Republic of China (PRC) in 1949 until the early 1990s, Chinese-foreign marriage was an ...
  • Jeffreys, Elaine (Peter Lang, 2009)
    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 ...
  • Jeffreys, Elaine (UTSePress, 2011)
    In January 2010, the internationally acclaimed Chinese actor, Zhang Ziyi, became a focus of public criticism for allegedly defaulting on a pledge to donate one million yuan to the 2008 Sichuan earthquake disaster-relief ...