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Falling into the lesbi world : desire and difference in Indonesia

Author: Evelyn Blackwood
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2010] ©2010
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE., Global Cultural Studies.; Project MUSE - Archive Asian and Pacific Studies Foundation.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Falling into the Lesbi World offers a compelling view of sexual and gender difference through the everyday lives of tombois and their girlfriends ("femmes") in the city of Padang, West Sumatra. While likening themselves to heterosexual couples, tombois and femmes contest and blur dominant constructions of gender and heterosexuality. Tombois are masculine females who identify as men and desire women; their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Blackwood, Evelyn.
Falling into the lesbi world
(DLC) 2009051472
(OCoLC)477273816
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Evelyn Blackwood
ISBN: 9780824860844 0824860845 9780824870461 0824870468
OCLC Number: 875895361
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 251 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Gender, sexuality, and queer desires --
Shifting discourses of gender and desire --
Learning to be boys and girls --
Doing gender --
Desire and difference --
Ambiguities in family, community, and public spaces --
Translocal queer connections.
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE., Global Cultural Studies.; Project MUSE - Archive Asian and Pacific Studies Foundation.
Responsibility: Evelyn Blackwood.
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Offers a compelling view of sexual and gender difference through the everyday lives of tombois and their girlfriends ('femmes') in the city of Padang, West Sumatra. It demonstrates how these same-sex  Read more...

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