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Jin Xing: China's Transsexual Star of Dance

Gloria Davies and M. E. Davies

in Celebrity in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090873
eISBN:
9789882206670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090873.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter analyzes publications about Jin Xing for what they reveal of the cultural values, assumptions, and expectations that accompany the construction of her celebrity status in contemporary ... More


Policing Gender on the Playground: Interests, Needs, and Rights of Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Youth

Sacha M. Coupet

in Children, Sexuality, and the Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723852
eISBN:
9780814724217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723852.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses the phenomenon of transgenderism and gender non-conformity in minors and examines the ways in which gender expression is subject to regulation within the public schools. The ... More


Roho Expansion and Church Formation

Cynthia Hoehler-fatton

in Women of Fire and Spirit: Faith, History, and Gender in Roho Religion in Western Kenya

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195097900
eISBN:
9780199854769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195097900.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

From the uprising led by Wanga warriors in Musanda, a series of investigations were made to identify the culprits in the death of the Roho followers and founders, Mango and Lawi. At the end of the ... More


The Always Deviant LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

Meghana Nayak

in Who Is Worthy of Protection?: Gender-Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199397624
eISBN:
9780199397648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397624.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores those fleeing persecution targeting non-conforming gender identity and sexual orientation. However, these asylum seekers find that they must present narratives that prove they ... More


Introduction

Lindsay Parks Pieper

in Sex Testing: Gender Policing in Women's Sports

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040221
eISBN:
9780252098444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040221.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to book explores the history of sex testing from the 1930s to the early 2000s. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) used different ... More


Frontier Mythographies: Savagery and Civilization in John Ford

Arthur Redding

in Turncoats, Traitors, and Fellow Travelers: Culture and Politics of the Early Cold War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730050
eISBN:
9781604733266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730050.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses how the Cold War consensus was in crisis by the early 1960s because it no longer served as an adequate narrative model to explain and contain its own contradiction. This crisis ... More


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