Serial Prostitute Homicide in the Chinese Media

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Show simple item record Jeffreys, E
dc.contributor.editor Cuklanz, LM
dc.contributor.editor Moorti, S 2010-06-16T04:57:21Z 2009-01
dc.identifier.citation Local Violence, Global Media: Feminist Analyses of Gendered Representations, 2009, 1, pp. 27 - 46
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4331-0277-6
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.description.abstract 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 who murdered and mutilated at least four and possibly up to eight women, many of whom were allegedly prostitutes, in the Whitechapel area of London in 1888.' While not the first serial killer, Jack the Ripper became a household name primarily because the gruesome details of the case were covered by an emerging popular press, keen to expose manifest social injustice in the context of rapid industrialization to an increasingly literate general population.:' Media coverage capitalized on local concerns by portraying London's East End as a hot-bed of vice, stressing either "the need for social reform to alleviate the poverty causing crime" or berating the metropolitan police for failing to protect lower-class women by catching the perpetrator." The "Ripper" appellative is now routinely attached to serial-murder hunts by the tabloid press.
dc.publisher Peter Lang
dc.title Serial Prostitute Homicide in the Chinese Media
dc.type Chapter
dc.parent Local Violence, Global Media: Feminist Analyses of Gendered Representations
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation New York, USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 27 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 46 en_US FASS.Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 2001 Communication and Media Studies
dc.personcode 011199
dc.percentage 100 en_US Communication and Media Studies en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
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