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Introduction: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

Derek Hird and Geng Song

in The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455850
eISBN:
9789888455478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455850.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter outlines transnational masculinities as a field of Study, and scholarship on transnationally inflected representations of Chinese masculinity and transnationally mobile Chinese men. It ... More


“North American Despicable Man”: Race, Class, and the (Re)making of Chinese Diasporic Masculinities in the United States

Xia Zhang

in The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455850
eISBN:
9789888455478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455850.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter investigates the cultural politics involved in the emergence and prevalence of the online epithet of “North American despicable man” (or “beimei weisuo nan” in Chinese and “NAWSN” in ... More


Idealizing Masculinity through Representation of Fatherhood: Negotiating Transcultural Masculinities in Dad, Where Are We Going?

Lin Song

in The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455850
eISBN:
9789888455478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455850.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the representations of masculinity in a recent Chinese reality TV show Dad, Where Are We Going?, which is based on the original South Korean show of the same title. By closely ... More


The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

Derek Hird and Geng Song (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455850
eISBN:
9789888455478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455850.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

What does it mean to be a mainland Chinese man in a transcultural world? What resources do mainland Chinese men utilise to perform a masculinity that is both Chinese and cosmopolitan? This volume ... More


Order Restored? Chinese Masculinities in the German Crime Television Series Tatort

Arnhilt Johanna Hoefle

in The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455850
eISBN:
9789888455478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455850.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter studies the depiction of Chinese protagonists in the crime series Tatort, the most extensive and longest-running fictional television program in the German-speaking countries. The ... More


A Free Life: Transnational Reconstruction of Chinese Wen Masculinity

Lezhou Su

in The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455850
eISBN:
9789888455478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455850.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the novel A Free Life by Ha Jin in terms of (re) construction of Chinese Wen masculinity in a transnational context. The analysis suggests that while the story is mainly about ... More


Changing Chinese Masculinities: From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men

Louie Kam (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208562
eISBN:
9789888313716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208562.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

It is now almost a cliché to claim that China and the Chinese people have changed. Yet inside the new clothing that is worn by the Chinese man today, Kam Louie contends, we still see much of the ... More


Eileen Chang: Romancing Languages, Cultures and Genres

Louie Kam (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083794
eISBN:
9789882209060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083794.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Eileen Chang (1920–1995) is arguably the most perceptive writer in modern Chinese literature. She was one of the most popular writers in 1940s Shanghai, but her insistence on writing about individual ... More


Labor, Masculinity, and History: Bangbang Men in Chongqing, China

Xia Zhang

in Cultural Politics of Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852962
eISBN:
9780824869113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852962.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates the connection between gender and history, drawing on the example of contemporary Chinese rural migrant men who are referred to as bangbang (porters or carriers) in ... More


The Anthropology of Chinese Masculinity in Taiwan and Hong Kong

Heung-wah Wong and Hoi-yan Yau

in Changing Chinese Masculinities: From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208562
eISBN:
9789888313716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208562.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The aim of this chapter is to spell out the differences in the characteristics of manhood in the Chines societies of Taiwan and Hong Kong. We argue that there are different Chinese masculinities in ... More


Introduction

Kam Louie

in Changing Chinese Masculinities: From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208562
eISBN:
9789888313716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208562.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter provides a summary of the emergence of Chinese masculinity studies in the Anglophone world in recent years and concludes that even though it is a rapidly growing field, good book-length ... More


Men of the Net

Gary L. Atkins

in Imagining Gay Paradise: Bali, Bangkok, and Cyber-Singapore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083237
eISBN:
9789882209305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083237.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

As Singapore began to crackdown on public male sexuality in the early 1990s, prompting sensationalistic media treatments about gay men, the author of this book gradually became more open about Stuart ... More


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