Women’s Sexualities and Masculinities in a Globalizing Asia

  • Saskia E. Wieringa
  • Evelyn Blackwood
  • Abha Bhaiya

Part of the Comparative Feminist Studies Series book series (CFS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Globalization, Sexuality, and Silences: Women’s Sexualities and Masculinities in an Asian Context

  3. Historical Legacies

  4. Conditional Subjectivities

  5. Female Masculinities

  6. Silencing and Modes of Invisibility

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 265-279

About this book


Through detailed studies, this collection of writings by academics and activists explores the emergence of contemporary lesbian and butch/femme relationships and communities throughout Asia and their location within the context of nationalist struggles, religious fundamentalism, state gender regimes and global queer movements.


female sex gender globalization India Indonesia Japan Sri Lanka Thailand women

Editors and affiliations

  • Saskia E. Wieringa
    • 1
    • 2
  • Evelyn Blackwood
    • 3
  • Abha Bhaiya
  1. 1.Indonesia
  2. 2.University of AmsterdamNetherlands
  3. 3.Purdue UniversityUSA

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