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Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders



Transgender identities and other forms of gender and sexuality that transcend the normative pose important questions about society, culture, politics, and history. They force us to question, for example, the forces that divide humanity into two gender categories and render them necessary, inevitable, and natural. The transgender also exposes a host of dynamics that, at first glance, have little to do with gender or sex, such as processes of power and domination; the complex relationship…


Gender On The Edge

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : Niko Besnier | Publisher : University of Hawaii Press

ISBN 10 : UCSD:31822040881161
ISBN 13 :

This book offers 14 interdisciplinary studies on transgender identities and relevant non-normative forms of gender and sexuality among Pacific Islanders. One of the goals of the ed..


The Pacific Basin

Pub Date : 2017-05-12 | Author : Shane J. Barter | Publisher : Taylor & Francis

ISBN 10 : 9781134987023
ISBN 13 : 1134987021

The Pacific Basin: An Introduction is a new textbook which provides an interdisciplinary and comparative overview of the emerging Pacific world. Interest in the Pacific Basin has i..


Nonbinary Gender Identities

Pub Date : 2017-12-08 | Author : Charlie McNabb | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9781442275522
ISBN 13 : 1442275529

This timely resource—the first reference text on nonbinary gender identities—offers an accessible entry into researching this topic. Written by a nonbinary scholar and libraria..


Seascapes

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Jerry H. Bentley | Publisher : University of Hawaii Press

ISBN 10 : 9780824830274
ISBN 13 : 082483027X

Historians have begun to chart the experiences of maritime regions and penetrate the historical processes at work there. This book aims to contribute to these efforts by bringing t..


Media Messages

Pub Date : 2014-03-15 | Author : Linda Holtzman | Publisher : M.E. Sharpe

ISBN 10 : 9780765634764
ISBN 13 : 0765634767

The new edition of this widely acclaimed book reveals how the popular media contributes to widespread myths and misunderstanding about cultural diversity. Along with updated media ..


Gossip And The Everyday Production Of Politics

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Niko Besnier | Publisher : University of Hawaii Press

ISBN 10 : 9780824833572
ISBN 13 : 0824833570

This text uses an analysis of gossip as political action to develop an understanding of disparate themes, including conflict, power, agency, morality, emotion and gender. It brings..


Counseling For Multiculturalism And Social Justice

Pub Date : 2014-12-08 | Author : Manivong J. Ratts | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781119026174
ISBN 13 : 1119026172

In this book, Drs. Ratts and Pedersen combine the very best from the multicultural and social justice traditions into a new paradigm, which will guide counselors toward a deeper un..


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