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A Cultural History of Same-Sex Desire in China

Tiantian Zheng

in Tongzhi Living: Men Attracted to Men in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691999
eISBN:
9781452952499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691999.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

By elucidating the historic continuities of diverse, malleable, ambiguous, and fluid sexual imaginations in China, chapter 1 critiques the postsocialist construction of heteronormativity and the ... More


Popular Perceptions of Homosexuality in Postsocialist China

Tiantian Zheng

in Tongzhi Living: Men Attracted to Men in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691999
eISBN:
9781452952499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691999.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2 captures current social attitudes toward homosexuality in postsocialist China. This chapter argues that social attitudes toward homosexuality are not as open and tolerant as previous ... More


Safe Sex among Men: Condoms, Promiscuity, and HIV

Tiantian Zheng

in Tongzhi Living: Men Attracted to Men in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691999
eISBN:
9781452952499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691999.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 7 explores popular sexual practices among tongzhi, including group sex, threesomes, and one-night stands, and the ways in which political, social, and cultural factors play a critical role in ... More


The Divided World: Human Rights and Its Violence

Randall Williams

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665419
eISBN:
9781452946290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665419.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Taking a critical view of a venerated international principle, this book shows how the concept of human rights—often taken for granted as a force for good in the world—corresponds directly with U.S. ... More


The El Dorado of Commerce: China’s Billion Bellies

Jodi Kim

in Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816655915
eISBN:
9781452946221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816655915.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how the emergence of communism in 1949 China influenced and determined the Vietnam and Korean wars. It centers on the so-called metaphorics of America’s “China watching,” ... More


Cultural Communication in Picturing Health: W. W. Peter and Public Health Campaigns in China, 1912–1926

Liping Bu

in Imagining Illness: Public Health and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648221
eISBN:
9781452945958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648221.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the work of W. W. Peter, an American in China who was commissioned to implement public health education campaigns during the period 1912–1926. It considers a range of visual ... More


Court and Dwelling in East and Southeast Asia

Kathleen James-Chakraborty

in Architecture since 1400

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673964
eISBN:
9781452946047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673964.003.0014
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter discusses the architecture of East and Southeast Asia from the sixteenth to the early nineteenth centuries. The Chinese architectural system had an enormous impact on the architecture of ... More


The Opposite Sides of the Tracks

Richard C. Lindberg

in Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646845
eISBN:
9781452945910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646845.003.0003
Subject:
History, Family History

In this chapter, the author, a first-generation Swedish American, reflects on the lives of his maternal grandfather, Richard Stone, and his family as Swedish immigrants in Chicago. Richard, his wife ... More


What Happens When Nothing Happens

Chris Thompson

in Felt: Fluxus, Joseph Beuys, and the Dalai Lama

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653546
eISBN:
9781452946184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653546.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter details the meeting organized between Joseph Beuys and the Dalai Lama, and its aftermath. The meeting took place in Germany during the 1980s by one of Beuys’ contemporaries, Louwrien ... More


The Snow of Memory

Mutsuo Takahashi

in Twelve Views from the Distance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672776
eISBN:
9781452948157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672776.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter talks about Takahashi Mutsuo’s childhood, beginning with a memory of the snowy day Mutsuo and his mother, Hisako, took a photograph together. It is followed by a description of events ... More


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