McLelland, Mark.

GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES IN JAPAN. - Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2005. - 1 online resource (241 p.) - eBooks on Demand Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations . - Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations .

Book Cover; Half-Title; Series Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Note on the text; 1 Introduction; 2 Hegemonic gender in Japanese as a foreign language educationAustralian perspectives; 3 The origins of "queer studies" in postwar Japan; 4 Transgendering sho¯jo sho¯setsu; 5 From The Well of Lonelinesstotheakarui rezubian; 6 The politics of okamaandonabe; 7 Salarymen doing queer; 8 Being male in a female world; 9 "Understanding through the body"; 10 An introduction to men's studies; 11 Rethinking Japanese masculinities; 12 Salarymen doing straight 13 Feminist futures in Japan14 Commodied romance in a Tokyo host club; Index

Incorporating Japanese language materials and field-based research, this compelling collection of essays takes a comparative look at the changing notions of gender and sexual diversity in Japan, considering both heterosexual and non-heterosexual histories, lifestyles and identities.Written by key Japanese authors and Western scholars the volume examines how non-conformist individuals have questioned received notions and challenged social norms relating to sex and gender. The chapters depict the plurality of gender positions; from housewives opposed to gender roles within marri

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Gender identity.
Gender identity - Japan.
Gender identity - Japan.
Homosexuality.
Homosexuality - Japan.
Transgenderism - Japan.
Transsexualism.


Electronic books.

HQ1075.5.J3G46 2005eb

305.3/0952 305.30952