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Queer politics and sexual modernity in Taiwan [electronic resource] / Hans Tao-Ming Huang.

By: Huang, Hans Tao-Ming.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Queer Asia: Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, c2011Description: 1 online resource (viii, 275 p.).ISBN: 9789888053803 (electronic bk.); 9888053809 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bai, Xianyong, 1937- "Nie zi." | Gays -- Taiwan | Gays in literature | Queer theory -- Political aspects -- Taiwan | Male homosexuality -- Political aspects -- Taiwan | Feminism -- Political aspects -- Taiwan | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gay Studies | Bai, Xianyong, 1937-Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Queer politics and sexual modernity in Taiwan.DDC classification: 306.7660951249 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-269) and index.

In English, with pasages translated from Chinese.

Description based on print version record.

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;

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.

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