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Changing Chinese Masculinities: From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men

Louie Kam


It is now almost a cliché to claim that China and the Chinese people have changed. Yet inside the new clothing that is worn by the Chinese man today, Kam Louie contends, we still see much of the historical Chinese man. With contributions from a team of outstanding scholars, Changing Chinese Masculinities studies a range of Chinese men in diverse and, most importantly, Chinese contexts. It explores the fundamental meaning of manhood in the Chinese setting and the very notion of an indigenous Chinese masculinity. In twelve chapters spanning the late imperial period to the present day, Changing C ... More

Keywords: Chinese masculinity, gender studies, traditional China, global China

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Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9789888208562
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888208562.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Louie Kam, editor
University of Hong Kong

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