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By Kam Louie,Morris Low

This e-book indicates how East Asian masculinities are being shaped and reworked as Asia is more and more globalized. The gender roles played by way of chinese language and eastern males are tested not only as they're lived in Asia, but in addition within the West. The essays gathered right here increase present understandings of East Asian identities and cultures in addition to Western conceptions of gender and sexuality. whereas easy concerns equivalent to masculine beliefs in China and Japan are tested, the publication additionally addresses concerns together with homosexuality, women's perceptions of guys, the position of game and nutrients and Asian males within the chinese language diaspora.

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