By Travis S. K. Kong
This publication provides a groundbreaking exploration of masculinities and homosexualities among chinese language homosexual males. It offers a sociological account of masculinity, hope, sexuality, id and citizenship in modern chinese language societies, and in the constellation of worldwide culture.
Kong studies the result of an intensive ethnographic learn of latest chinese language homosexual males in a variety of assorted destinations together with mainland China, Hong Kong and the chinese language out of the country group in London, displaying how chinese language homosexual males reside their daily lives. touching on chinese language male homosexuality to the vast social and cultural theories on gender, sexuality and the physique, postcolonialism and globalisation, the ebook examines the assumption of queer area and diverse 'queer flows' – of capital, our bodies, rules, photos, and commodities – round the world.
The ebook concludes that varied homosexual male identities – reminiscent of the conspicuously eating memba in Hong Kong, the city tongzhi, the 'money boy' in China and the feminised 'golden boy' in London – emerge in numerous destinations, and are all stuck up within the transnational circulation of queer cultures that are right away neighborhood and global.
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