Media, Erotics, and Transnational Asia by Purnima Mankekar,Louisa Schein

By Purnima Mankekar,Louisa Schein

Drawing on equipment and techniques from anthropology, media stories, movie concept, and cultural experiences, the members to Media, Erotics, and Transnational Asia research how mediated eroticism and sexuality circulating throughout Asia and Asian diasporas either mirror and form the social practices in their manufacturers and shoppers. The essays during this quantity conceal a large geographic and thematic variety, and mix rigorous textual research with empirical learn into the construction, movement, and intake of assorted sorts of media.

Judith Farquhar examines how future health magazines function assets of either scientific info and erotic titillation to readers in city China. Tom Boellstorff analyzes how queer zines produced in Indonesia build the connection among same-sex hope and citizenship. Purnima Mankekar examines the rearticulation of commodity impact, erotics, and kingdom on Indian tv. Louisa Schein describes how portrayals of Hmong ladies in movies shot in Laos create wants for the place of origin between audience within the diaspora. Taken jointly, the essays provide clean insights into study on gender, erotics, media, and Asia transnationally conceived.

Contributors. Anne Allison, Tom Boellstorff, Nicole Constable, Heather Dell, Judith Farquhar, Sarah L. Friedman, Martin F. Manalansan IV, Purnima Mankekar, Louisa Schein, Everett Yuehong Zhang

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