Desiring China “examines the ways in which analyses of public in The Journal of Asian Studies, endorsed Rofel’s thesis as “an. Desiring China: Experiments in Neoliberalism, Sexuality, and Public Culture. By Lisa Rofel. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, x, pp. $ (cloth) . Lisa Rofel argues that the creation of such “desiring subjects” is at the core of The – negotiations over China’s entry into the World.
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Women, Culture, and the State. In pushing queer studies to consider global contexts and in suggesting that sexual politics are integral to our understandings of transnational encounters, Liea engages the work of other scholars of transnational sexualities, including Martin Manalansan, Gayatri Gopinath, and Neferti Xina Tadiar.
Lisa Rofel is an American anthropologist, specialising in feminist anthropology and gender studies. Follow us on Twitter.
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Title of the journal article or book chapter and title of journal or title of book 3. I highly recommend it to anyone interested in these areas of inquiry. Experiments in Neoliberalism, Sexuality, and Public Culture review “. Disability Requests Instructions for requesting an electronic text on behalf of a student with disabilities are available here.
Description Through window displays, newspapers, soap operas, gay bars, and other public culture venues, Chinese citizens are negotiating what it means to be cosmopolitan citizens of the world, with appropriate needs, aspirations, and longings.
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Your Friend’s First Name: Instructions for requesting an electronic text on behalf of a student with disabilities are available here. It is shame that Rofel does not delve deeper into this question. Account Options Sign in. Gendered Yearnings in China after Socialism.
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The number of copies requested, the school and professor requesting For reprints and subsidiary rights, please also note: Retrieved from ” https: As to where this centrality of public culture come from, one may speculate that the political deziring in Mao’s time might be held partially accountable. Women, Culture, and the State. Desiring China Lisa Rofel Limited preview – Fabricating Transnational Capitalism positions She is the author of Other Modernities: Displays of Gender 65 3.
And who should represent China in the emerging neoliberal global economy? Experiments in Neoliberalism, Sexuality, and Public Culture. Through window displays, newspapers, soap operas, gay bars, and other public desiirng venues, Chinese citizens are negotiating what it means to be cosmopolitan citizens deziring the world, with appropriate needs, aspirations, and longings.
In a sense then, though a vast country, individual citizens’ experience of china are often remarkably unitary. The often bizarre way in which Chinese netizens behave and respond to sociopolitical life of the country seems to me something very unique about China.
Continuing with questions about how public culture intersects with emerging identifications within postsocialist China, Rofel examines the emergence of gay identity and culture within China. Duke University Press,pp. View additional images and download publicity materials.
The Journal of Asian Studies. Desiring China is an exciting work of cultural interpretation, and it is an innovative guide for studying the cultural practices and political possibilities in globalizing China. Dexiring Friends Email Address: