Gender and Sexuality in Modern Chinese History
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BeschreibungTracks the transformation of sexuality and gender in China, from late imperial times to modern times.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction; Part I. Gender, Sexuality, and the State: 1. Family and state: the separation of the sexes; 2. Traffic in women and the problem of single men; 3. Gender relations in politics and law; Part II. Gender, Sexuality, and the Body: 4. The body in medicine, art, and sport; 5. Adorning, displaying, concealing, and altering the body; 6. Abandoning the body: female suicide and female infanticide; Part III. Gender, Sexuality, and the 'Other': 7. Same-sex relationships and transgendered performance; 8. Sexuality in the creative imagination; 9. Sexuality and the 'other'; Conclusion: gender, sexuality, and citizenship.
PortraitSusan Mann is Professor Emerita of History at the University of California, Davis. She has written many books including The Talented Women of the Zhang Family (2007) and Precious Records: Women in China's Long Eighteenth Century (1997).
Untertitel: 'New Approaches to Asian Histor'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2011
Seitenanzahl: 256 Seiten