Embodying Asian/American Sexualities by Gina Masequesmay,Sean Metzger

By Gina Masequesmay,Sean Metzger

This ebook is conceived as a reader to be used in American experiences, Asian American stories, ethnic stories, gender experiences, lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender reports, functionality stories, and queer reviews. It additionally comprises new scholarship on Asian/American sexualities that might be necessary for school and scholars. particularly, this quantity highlights fabrics that obtain little educational recognition resembling works on Southeast Asian migrants, combined race cultural construction, and Asian/American pornography. As an interdisciplinary anthology, this assortment weaves jointly numerous kinds of 'knowledge'_autobiographical debts, humanistic study, community-based paintings, and inventive expression. aware of the imbrication of information and gear, the authors aspire to offer a various pattern of discourses that build Asian/American our bodies. they preserve that the physique serves because the fundamental interface among the person and the social, but, as Elizabeth Grosz famous over a decade in the past, feminist concept, and gender and sexuality reports extra regularly, 'has tended, with a few extraordinary exceptions, to stay tired of or unconvinced concerning the relevance of refocusing on our bodies in debts of subjectivity.' This quantity makes an attempt to deal with this concern.

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