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Women's sexualities and masculinities in a globalizing Asia

Verfasst von: Wieringa, Saskia
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan , 2009 , 279 S.

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Einrichtung: Frauensolidarität | Wien
Formatangabe: Monographie
Verfasst von: Wieringa, Saskia
Schriftenreihe: Comparative Feminist Studies Series
Ausgabe: 1. pbk. ed.
Jahr: 2009
Beschreibung: Ill.
Inhaltsangabe:
  • Globalization, Sexuality and Silences: Women's Same-Sex Experiences in a Globalizing Asia--Evelyn Blackwood & Saskia E. Wieringa * Part I: Historical Legacies * Silence, Sin and the System: Women's Same-Sex Practices in Japan--Saskia E.Wieringa * Desire and Deviance in Classical Indian Philosophy: A Study of Female Masculinity and Male Femininity in the Tamil Folk Legend--Alliyarasanimalai Kanchana Natarajan * Part II: Conditional Subjectivities * The Spring that Flowers between Women--Abha Bhaiya * Performing Gender along the Lesbian Continuum: The Politics of Sexual Identity in the Seitô Society-- Peichen Wu * “But no one has explained to me who I am now…”: “Trans” Self-perceptions in Sri Lanka--Shermal Wijewardene * Part III: Female Masculinities * Gender Subjectivity: Dees and Toms in Thailand--Megan Sinnott * Hunting down Love: Female Masculinity in Bugis South Sulawesi--Sharyn Graham Davies * Lesbian Masculinities: Identity and Body Construction among Tomboys in Hong Kong--Franco Lai * Transnational Sexualities in One Place: Indonesian Readings--Evelyn Blackwood * Part IV: Silencing and Modes of Invisibility * Flames of Fire: Expressions and Denial of Female Sexuality--Abha Bhaiya * Dying to Tell: Sexuality and Suicide in Imperial Japan--Jennifer Robertson * “She has come from the world of the spirits…”: Life Stories of Working-class Lesbian Women in Northern India--Maya Sharma
  • Sprache: Englisch
    Beschreibung:
    A unique collection of writings by both academic and activist scholars on womens same-sex sexualities and female masculinities in a globalizing Asia. Through richly detailed studies, contributors explore the emergence of contemporary lesbian and butch/femme relationships and communities throughout Asia and their location within the context of nationalist struggles, religious fundamentalism, state gender regimes, and global queer movements.
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