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East Asian men: masculinity, sexuality and desire

Contributor(s): Lin, Xiaodong [Editor] | Haywood, Chris [Editor] | Mairtin Mac an, Ghaill [Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London Palgrave Macmillan 2017Description: xxv, 264 p.ISBN: 9781137556332.Subject(s): Sexuality | Psychology | Social sciences - Gender studiesDDC classification: 300 Summary: This book provides a fresh and contemporary take on the study of men and masculinity. It highlights new and exciting approaches to sexuality, desire, men and masculinity in East Asian contexts, focusing on the interconnections between them. In doing so, it re-examines the key concepts that underpin studies of masculinity, such as homophobia, homosociality and heteronormativity. Developing new ways of thinking about masculinity in local contexts, it fills a significant lacuna in contemporary scholarship. This thought-provoking work will appeal to students and scholars of gender studies, cultural studies and the wider social sciences. http://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9781137556332#otherversion=9781137556349
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Table of Contents:

Part I. Being and Becoming: Subjectivities, Identifications and Intimacy
Part II. Representations: Producing and Consuming Sexual Masculinities
Part III. Emerging Masculinities: Configuring Men’s Futures

This book provides a fresh and contemporary take on the study of men and masculinity. It highlights new and exciting approaches to sexuality, desire, men and masculinity in East Asian contexts, focusing on the interconnections between them. In doing so, it re-examines the key concepts that underpin studies of masculinity, such as homophobia, homosociality and heteronormativity. Developing new ways of thinking about masculinity in local contexts, it fills a significant lacuna in contemporary scholarship. This thought-provoking work will appeal to students and scholars of gender studies, cultural studies and the wider social sciences.

http://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9781137556332#otherversion=9781137556349

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