By Molly Dragiewicz
By Molly Dragiewicz
By Françoise Basch
By Anke Barzantny
Zur Beantwortung dieser Fragen wurde aus dem Eliasschen Modell heraus ein eigenes heuristisches Konzept entwickelt und mittels einer empirischen Erhebung, vorrangig in shape von Leitfadeninterviews, überprüft.
By José Hipolito dos Santos
By Raquel A.G. Reyes,William G. Clarence-Smith
Non-reproductive intercourse practices in Asia have traditionally been a resource of fascination, prurient or differently, for Westerners, who being both Catholic or Protestant, have been usually struck via what they perceived because the frequent promiscuity and licentiousness of local population. picture descriptions, and pious denunciations, of sodomy, bestiality, transvestitism, and incest, abound in Western go back and forth narratives, missionary money owed, and ethnographies. yet what constituted indigenous sexual morality, and the way used to be this encouraged via Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Islam, and Christianity through the years and position? What intercourse practices have been tolerated or maybe inspired via society, group, and non secular ritual, and what acts have been thought of bad, transgressive and useful of punishment?
Sexual range in Asia, c. 600-1950 is the 1st e-book to foreground similar- intercourse acts and delight looking within the histories of India, China, Japan, the Philippines, Thailand, and Indonesia. Drawing on a variety of indigenous and international resources, the members, all well known specialists of their fields, make clear indigenous notions of gender and the physique, social hierarchies, basic principles touching on morality and immorality, and episodes of seduction. The booklet illuminates - in remarkable case reviews – attitudes towards non-procreative intercourse acts, and representations and stories of same-sex excitement looking within the histories of Asia.?
This path-breaking publication is a vital contribution to the learn of gender and sexuality in Asian cultures and also will curiosity scholars and students of worldwide history.?
By Valerie Sperling
By time and again utilizing machismo as a method of legitimation, Putin's regime (unlike that of Gorbachev or Yeltsin) opened the door to the concerted use of gendered rhetoric and imagery as a method to problem regime authority. Sex, Politics, and Putin analyzes the political makes use of of gender norms and sexualization in Russia via 3 case stories: professional- and anti-regime teams' activism geared toward assisting or undermining the political leaders on their respective facets; activism relating to army conscription and patriotism; and feminist activism. Arguing that gender norms are most simply invoked as instruments of authority-building whilst there exists frequent well known reputation of misogyny and homophobia, Sperling additionally examines the ways that sexism and homophobia are mirrored in Russia's public sphere.
By Chuck Smith,Robert Thurman
By Maritza Le Breton
By Rob A. Okun,Michael S. Kimmel
By Tiantian Zheng,Kevin Carrico,Danielle Antoinette Hidalgo,Tracy Royce,Nana Okura Gagné,Danning Wang,John Osburg,Xia Zhang,Madhura Lohokare,Lynne Nakano,Heidi Hoefinger,Ahmed Afzal,Hsunhui Tseng
In globalizing Asia, sexual mores and gender roles are in consistent flux. How have financial shifts and social adjustments altered and reconfigured the cultural meanings of gender and sexuality within the quarter? How have the altering political economic system and social milieu stimulated and formed the interior workings and micro-politics of family members constitution, gender relationships, intimate romance, transactional intercourse, and sexual behaviors?
This quantity deals up to date, grounded, serious research of the complicated intersections of gender, sexuality, and political economic system throughout a various array of Asian societies: China, Japan, Cambodia, Vietnam, India, Pakistan, Hong Kong, Thailand, and Taiwan. in line with excessive ethnographic fieldwork, the chapters disentangle the ways that gendered and sexual studies are impinged upon by way of country guidelines, monetary realities, cultural ideologies, and social hierarchies. no matter if highlighting intimate relationships among elite businessmen and their mistresses in China; nightclub performances via Thai males in Bangkok; unmarried women’s perspectives of romance, motherhood, and marriage in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Tokyo; or male same-sex relationships in Pakistan—each bankruptcy facilities round the tales of the gendered matters themselves and the way they're formed by way of outdoor forces. Taken jointly they supply a provocative entrée into the cultural politics of gender and sexuality in Asia.
By foregrounding cross-cultural ethnographic study, this quantity sheds gentle on how configurations of gender and sexuality are constituted, negotiated, contested, remodeled, and now and then, perpetuated and reproduced in inner most, intimate reports. it will likely be of specific curiosity to scholars and students in anthropology, sociology, political technological know-how, and women’s and LGBTQ studies.