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Bhaiya, Abha

Women’s Sexualities and Masculinities in a Globalizing Asia

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Table of contents

1. Globalization, Sexuality, and Silences: Women’s Sexualities and Masculinities in an Asian Context
Evelyn Blackwood, Saskia E. Wieringa

Part I. Historical Legacies

2. Chapter Two Silence, Sin, and the System: Women’s Same-Sex Practices in Japan
Saskia E. Wieringa

3. 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

4. Chapter Four The Spring That Flowers between Women
Abha Bhaiya

5. Performing Gender along the Lesbian Continuum: The Politics of Sexual Identity in the Seitô Society
Peichen Wu

6. “But no one has explained to me who I am now …”: “Trans” Self-Perceptions in Sri Lanka
Shermal Wijewardene

Part III. Female Masculinities

7. Gender Subjectivity: Dees and Toms in Thailand
Megan Sinnott

8. Hunting Down Love: Female Masculinities in Bugis South Sulawesi
Sharyn Graham Davies

9. Lesbian Masculinities: Identity and Body Construction among Tomboys in Hong Kong
Franco Lai

10. Transnational Sexualities in One Place: Indonesian Readings
Evelyn Blackwood

Part IV. Silencing and Modes of Invisibility

11. Flames of Fire: Expressions and Denial of Female Sexuality
Abha Bhaiya

12. Dying to Tell: Sexuality and Suicide in Imperial Japan
Jennifer Robertson

13. “She Has Come from the World of the Spirits …”: Life Stories of Working-Class Lesbian Women in Northern India
Maya Sharma

Keywords: History, Asian History, Gender Studies, Anthropology, Organizational Studies, Economic Sociology, Feminism, Globalization

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Comparative Feminist Studies Series
Page amount
294 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230604124
Printed ISBN
978-0-230-61748-3

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