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Modernizing Sex, Sexing Modernity: Prostitution in Early-Twentieth-Century Shanghai

Gail Hershatter

in Chinese Femininities/Chinese Masculinities: A Reader

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211032
eISBN:
9780520935303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211032.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the concept of prostitution in early-twentieth-century Shanghai. In early-twentieth-century Shanghai, prostitution was variously understood as a source of urbanized pleasures, ... More


Family under Construction: One Hundred Years at Home

Merry Isaacs White

in Perfectly Japanese: Making Families in an Era of Upheaval

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217546
eISBN:
9780520936591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217546.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on family making during the twentieth century in Japan. In the early 1960s, the postwar economy in Japan had not yet reached takeoff and the material lives of ordinary people ... More


Takarazuka: Sexual Politics and Popular Culture in Modern Japan

Jennifer Robertson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211506
eISBN:
9780520920125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211506.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The all-female Takarazuka Revue is world-famous today for its rococo musical productions, including gender-bending love stories, torridly romantic liaisons in foreign settings, and fanatically ... More


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