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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


Celebrity Travels: Media Spectacles and the Construction of a Transnational Politics of Care

Spring-Serenity Duvall

in Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737309
eISBN:
9780814744680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737309.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on celebrities and their place in the neoliberal framework and dispensation of care. A long history of celebrity involvement in politics and humanitarian efforts has contributed ... More


The World Is Her Oyster: Negotiating Contemporary White Womanhood in Hollywood’s Tourist Spaces

Kendra Marston

in Postfeminist Whiteness: Problematising Melancholic Burden in Contemporary Hollywood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474430296
eISBN:
9781474453608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430296.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses Hollywood tourist romances Eat Pray Love and Under the Tuscan Sun as examples of texts in which the burdened white woman transcends her melancholic state as a result of ... More


Desiring Queer, Negotiating Normal: Denise Ho (HOCC) Fandom before and after the Coming-Out

Eva Cheuk Yin Li

in Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390809
eISBN:
9789888390441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390809.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter explores the entanglement between queer desires and struggles with normativities in fandoms through the case study of Denise Ho (a.k.a. HOCC) in Hong Kong. HOCC is one of the few ... More


Conclusion: Melancholic White Femininity, Cultural Resonance and the Shifting Politics of Representation

Kendra Marston

in Postfeminist Whiteness: Problematising Melancholic Burden in Contemporary Hollywood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474430296
eISBN:
9781474453608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430296.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The conclusion discusses the recent changes that have occurred in Hollywood as a result of backlash over a lack of industry diversity, both onscreen and behind the camera. It points to the recent ... More


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