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

Johanna Hood

in Celebrity in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090873
eISBN:
9789882206670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090873.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

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 ... More


Dancing under the Merlion

Gary L. Atkins

in Imagining Gay Paradise: Bali, Bangkok, and Cyber-Singapore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083237
eISBN:
9789882209305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083237.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

From a tempting openness in 2003, the Singaporean government and media gradually moved toward more restrictions in 2004. Conflicts over homoerotic imagery and representations of manhood in ... More


Prostitution, Perversion and AIDS: The Secrets of the ‘Glass Clique’

Hans Tao-ming Huang

in Queer Politics and Sexual Modernity in Taiwan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083077
eISBN:
9789882209817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083077.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the journalistic representation of male same-sex relations from the 1950s to the 1980s, analysing the disparate regimes of knowledge—police administration, psychiatry and ... More


The External Dimension of North Korea’s Food Security: Securing Outside Supplies of Food, Fertilizer, and Fuel

Mark E. Manyin

in Non-Traditional Security Issues in North Korea

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837396
eISBN:
9780824871154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837396.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks at the external component of North Korea’s food-security situation, particularly during the famine and postfamine period. Between 1997 and 2008, North Korean diplomacy brought in a ... More


Learning How to Lobby: How the United States Fought the Exiles

Jose V. Fuentecilla

in Fighting from a Distance: How Filipino Exiles Helped Topple a Dictator

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037580
eISBN:
9780252095092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037580.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the lobbying efforts of political exiles. Marcos and his military establishment were essential to the considerable U.S. interests in the Philippines. In turn, Marcos' military ... More


Future Prospects

Sally L. Kitch

in Contested Terrain: Reflections with Afghan Women Leaders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038709
eISBN:
9780252096648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038709.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter interprets contemporary analyses of Afghanistan's future by mainstream political observers, historians, economists, and other “experts” through the perspectives of women's rights ... More


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