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Beauty and power : transgendering and cultural transformation in the southern Philippines / Mark Johnson
Bib ID 1921387
Format BookBook
Author
Johnson, Mark
 
Description Oxford, England ; New York, NY : Berg, 1997 
x, 264 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 1859739202
1859739253 (paperback)
Series

Explorations in anthropology

Full contents
  • Introduction: Transvestite Performances
  • 1. On Location(s): Cultural Crossings and Transformational Genders
  • 2. Gender, History and Power: The Politics of Identities and Identifications
  • 3. On the Engenderment of Gay/Bantut Sexuality
  • 4. Growing Up Gay: Narrative Themes in Gay Life-Histories
  • 5. Beauty and Vulgarity: Occupational Reinventions and Aesthetic Circumscriptions of the Gay/Bantut
  • 6. Imagining Love: Cartographies of Homosocialities and Transgenderal Identities
  • 7. Anomalous Bodies: Transgenderings and Cultural Transformations.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-254) and index.

Subjects Transvestites -- Philippines.  |  Gender identity -- Philippines.  |  Philippines -- Social life and customs.

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