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Inhaltsangabe: Succeeding waves of migration, from China to Thailand and from Thailand to the United States, have helped shape the identities of three generations of diasporic Chinese Thai. In this exciting new study, Jiemin Bao focuses on how cultural identities - as seen through the lens of marriage - play a central role in the formation of cultural citizenship. By challenging models of cultural identity that separate gender, sexuality, and class into discrete domains of analysis, Bao examines the competing roles of sex/gender, class, and race/ethnicity in shaping the ongoing construction of Chinese Thai identities in contemporary Bangkok and the San Francisco Bay area. anthropological literature on diasporic Chinese: the Chinese minority is absorbed into the dominant majority through intermarriage. Bao approaches marriage differently, viewing it not only as an institution that fosters and reproduces fundamental ideas of masculinity and femininity, but also as a site where the various categories of ethnicity, class, gender, and sexuality - the stuff of identity - intersect. language that three generations use to talk about their experiences in different locales, Bao powerfully demonstrates how masculine and feminine identities are both classed and ethnicized in Thailand and the United States. Nuanced and provocative, Marital Acts shows how diasporic Chinese are both self-making and being made, not once, but twice - first in the society in which they are born and second in the society to which they migrate.
About the Author: Jiemin Bao is associate professor of anthropology and ethnic studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Titel: Marital Acts: Gender, Sexuality, And ...
Verlag: Univ of Hawaii Pr
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