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Author Huang, Hans Tao-Ming

Title Queer politics and sexual modernity in Taiwan / Hans Tao-Ming Huang
Published Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (viii, 275 pages)
Series Queer Asia
Queer Asia.
Contents Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Mental Hygiene and the Regime of Sexuality; 2. Prostitution, Perversion and AIDS; 3. State Power, Prostitution and Sexual Order; 4. From Glass Clique to Tongzhi Nation; 5. Modernising Gender, Civilising Sex; 6. Mourning the Monogamous Ideal; Epilogue; Notes; Glossary of Special Names and Terms; Bibliography; Index
Summary Examining the deployments of gender and sexuality over the past five decades in Taiwan, this book chronicles a queer historiography that illuminates the production of sexual identities and the formation of sexual modernity. Through primary research and historical investigation, Hans Tao-Ming Huang offers a contextualised study of Pai Hsien-yung's Crystal Boys, one of Taiwan's first recognized gay novels, as he critically engages disparate discursive fields of dominant legal and medical discourses of sex, lesbian and gay activism, as well as mainstream feminist politics. He shows that the const
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-269) and index
Notes In English, with pasages translated from Chinese
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Subject Pai, Hsien-yung, 1937- "Nie zi."
SUBJECT Bai, Xianyong, 1937- Nie zi
"Nie zi" (Pai, Hsien-yung) fast
Subject Gay people -- Taiwan
Gay people in literature
Queer theory -- Political aspects -- Taiwan
Male homosexuality -- Political aspects -- Taiwan
Feminism -- Political aspects -- Taiwan
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gay Studies.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
Feminism -- Political aspects
Gay people
Queerteori -- politiska aspekter -- Taiwan.
Sexualitet -- Taiwan.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789888053803