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.
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Cultural Politics of Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Asia 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