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Gender on the edge : transgender, gay, and other Pacific islanders

Gender on the edge : transgender, gay, and other Pacific islanders

Author: Niko Besnier; Kalissa Alexeyeff
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, 2014
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Niko Besnier; Kalissa Alexeyeff
ISBN: 9780824838829 0824838823 9780824838836 0824838831
OCLC Number: 900216843
Description: vi, 378 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Gender on the edge: identities, politics, transformations / Kalissa Alexeyeff and Niko Besnier ; Queer history and its discontents at Tahiti: the contested politics of modernity and sexual subjectivity / Deborah Elliston ; "Hollywood" and the emergence of a fa'afafine social movement in Samoa, 1960-1980 / Reevan Dolgoy ; Representing fa'afafine: sex, socialization, and gender identity in Samoa / Penelope Schoeffel ; Living as and living with māhū and raerae: geopolitics, sex, and gender in the Society Islands / Makiko Kuwahara ; Transgender in Samoa: the cultural production of gender inequality / Serge Tcherkézoff ; Re-visioning family: māhū wahine and male-to-female transgender in contemporary Hawai / Linda L. Ikeda ; Men trapped in women's clothing: homosexuality, cross-dressing, and masculinity in Fiji / Geir Henning Presterudstuen ; Two sea turtles: intimacy between men in the Marshall Islands / Greg Dvorak ; The fokisi and the fakaleiti: provocative performances in Tonga / Mary Good ; Televisual transgender: hybridizing the mainstream in Pasifika New Zealand / Sarina Pearson ; Same sex, different armies: sexual minority invisibility among Fijians in the Fiji military forces and British army / Teresia K. Teaiwa ; In sickness and in health: evolving trends in gay rights advocacy in Fiji / Nicole George ; On the edge of understanding: non-heteronormative sexuality in Papua New Guinea / Christine Stewart ; Outwith the law in Samoa and Tonga / Sue Farran
Responsibility: edited by Niko Besnier and Kalissa Alexeyeff


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