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The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

Derek Hird and Geng Song


What does it mean to be a mainland Chinese man in a transcultural world? What resources do mainland Chinese men utilise to perform a masculinity that is both Chinese and cosmopolitan? This volume demonstrates that the newly emerging formations of mainland Chinese masculinity, whether located in China or overseas, can only be fully understood through attending to the transnational dimensions of their construction. This volume maps multiple instantiations of the 'transnational turn' in Chinese masculinities, including portrayals of the transnational business masculinity of globe-trotting Chinese ... More

Keywords: Chinese men, Chinese masculinities, China, transnational, cosmopolitan

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9789888455850
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888455850.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Derek Hird, editor
Lancaster University

Geng Song, editor

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