Migrating genders : westernisation, migration, and Samoan Fa'afafine

Published
  • Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate Pub. Company c2010
Physical description
xiv, 225 p.
ISBN
  • 9781409402732 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • 9781409402749 (e-book)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Ebrary eBook
Contents
  • Introduction -- (Re)defining Fa'afafine: the discursive construction of Samoan trangenderism -- Ideals of gender: men, women and Fa'afafine in fa'asamoa -- Paradise lost? social change and Fa'afafine in Samoa -- "You hardly see any grown men doing that sort of thing over here": Fa'afafine migrants' initial experiences of Aotearoa/New Zealand -- Reconciling femininity with Palagi identities: gay Fa'afafine men and passing Fa'afafine women -- Maintaining ambiguity: (re)claiming Fa'afafine identities in Aotearoa/New Zealand -- Conclusion.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • text
Language
  • English

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