Celebrity in China, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 9882205224
  • ISBN-13: 9789882205222
  • DDC: 306.0951
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 286 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

This is the first book-length exploration of celebrity in the People's Republic of China, it examines how international norms of celebrity production interact with those operating in China.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Illustrations.
Tables.
Contributors.
1: Celebrity/China.
2: Military Celebrity in China: The Evolution of ‘Heroic and Model Servicemen’.
3: China’s Celebrity Mothers: Female Virtues, Patriotism and Social Harmony.
4: Accidental Celebrities: China’s Chastity Heroines and Charity.
5: Celebrity Philanthropy: The Cultivation of China’s HIV/AIDS Heroes.
6: Jet Li: ‘Wushu Master’ in Sport and Film.
7: Literary Celebrity in China: From Reformers to Rebels.
8: Flexible Celebrity: A Half-Century of Miao Pop.
9: Jin Xing: China’s Transsexual Star of Dance.
10: China’s Celebrity Entrepreneurs: Business Models for ‘Success’.
11: China’s Internet Celebrity: Furong Jiejie.
Notes.
References.
Index.