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By Travis S. K. Kong

This booklet provides a groundbreaking exploration of masculinities and homosexualities among chinese language homosexual males. It presents a sociological account of masculinity, wish, sexuality, id and citizenship in modern chinese language societies, and in the constellation of worldwide culture.

Kong studies the result of an intensive ethnographic research of latest chinese language homosexual males in quite a lot of assorted destinations together with mainland China, Hong Kong and the chinese language abroad group in London, displaying how chinese language homosexual males dwell their daily lives. bearing on chinese language male homosexuality to the large social and cultural theories on gender, sexuality and the physique, postcolonialism and globalisation, the publication examines the assumption of queer house and diverse 'queer flows' – of capital, our bodies, principles, pictures, and commodities – round the world.

The booklet concludes that various homosexual male identities – resembling the conspicuously eating memba in Hong Kong, the city tongzhi, the 'money boy' in China and the feminised 'golden boy' in London – emerge in several destinations, and are all stuck up within the transnational circulate of queer cultures that are instantaneously neighborhood and global.

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