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This collection examines the shaping of local sexual cultures in the Asian Pacific region in order to move beyond definitions and understandings of sexuality that rely on Western assumptions. These diverse studies range across the Pacific Rim and encompass a variety of forms of social, cultural, and personal expression, examining sexuality through music, cinema, the media, shifts in popular rhetoric, comics and magazines, and historical studies._x000B__x000B_Contributors are Ronald Baytan, J. Neil C. Garcia, Kam Yip Lo Lucetta, Song Hwee Lim, J. Darren Mackintosh, Claire Maree, Jin-Hyung Park, Teri Silvio, Megan Sinnott, Yik Koon Teh, Carmen Ka Man Tong, James Welker, Heather Worth, and Audrey Yue.

Table of Contents

  1. front cover
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright Page
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  1. Table of Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-28
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  1. 1. Embodied Masculinities of Male-Male Desire: The Homo Magazines and White-Collar Manliness in Early 1970s Japan
  2. pp. 29-45
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  1. 2. Lilies of the Margin: Beautiful Boys and Queer Female Identities in Japan
  2. pp. 46-66
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  1. 3. Grrrl-Queens: Onē-kotoba and the Negotiation of Heterosexist Gender Language Norms and Lesbo(homo)phobic Stereotypes in Japanese
  2. pp. 67-84
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  1. 4. Politics and Islam: Factors Determining Identity and the Status of Male-to-Female Transsexuals in Malaysia
  2. pp. 85-98
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  1. 5. Recognition through Mis-recognition: Masculine Women in Hong Kong
  2. pp. 99-116
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  1. 6. Being a Young Tomboy in Hong Kong: The Life and Identity Construction of Lesbian Schoolgirls
  2. pp. 117-130
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  1. 7. The Romance of the Queer: The Sexual and Gender Norms on Tom and Dee in Thailand
  2. pp. 131-148
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  1. 8. Bad-Assed Honeys with a Difference: South Auckland Fa'afafine Talk about Identity
  2. pp. 149-162
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  1. 9. Villa, Montano, Perez: Postcoloniality and Gay Liberation in the Philippines
  2. pp. 163-180
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  1. 10. Bading na Bading: Evolving Identities in Philippine Cinema
  2. pp. 181-196
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  1. 11. Representation, Politics, Ethics: Rethinking Homosexuality in Contemporary Korean Cinema and Discourses
  2. pp. 197-216
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  1. 12. Lesbianism and Taiwanese Localism in The Silent Thrush
  2. pp. 217-234
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  1. 13. How to Be Queer in Taiwan: Translation, Appropriation, and the Construction of a Queer Identity in Taiwan
  2. pp. 235-250
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  1. 14. King Victoria: Asian Drag Kings, Postcolonial Female Masculinity, and Hybrid Sexuality in Australia
  2. pp. 251-270
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 271-274
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 275-278
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  1. back cover
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780252091810
Related ISBN
9780252033070
MARC Record
OCLC
805949615
Pages
288
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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