With respect to sex : negotiating hijra identity in South India / Gayatri Reddy.

Published
  • Chicago : University of Chicago Press 2005
Physical description
1 online resource (326 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-282-58500-2
  • 0-226-70755-5
  • 9786612585005
  • 0-226-70754-7
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Based on the author's dissertation, Emory University.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Other format: Also available in printed form.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • English
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • The ethnographic setting -- Hijras, individuality, and izzat -- Cartographies of sex/gender -- Sacred legitimization, corporeal practice : Hindu iconography and hijra renunciation -- "We are all Musalmans now" : religious practice, positionality, and hijra/Muslim identification -- (Per)formative selves : the production of gender -- "Our people" : kinship, marriage, and the family -- Shifting contexts, fluid identities -- Crossing "lines" of subjectivity : transnational movements and gay identifications -- Conclusion.
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Related item
  • Other format: ; ISBN: 0-226-70756-3
  • http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/uchi051/2004015754.html
  • http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0616/2004015754-b.html
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  • Electronic books.
  • text
Language
  • English
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  • With Respect to Sex is an intimate ethnography that offers a provocative account of sexual and social difference in India. The subjects of this study are hijras or the ""third sex"" of India-individuals who occupy a unique, liminal space between male and female, sacred and profane.Hijras are men who sacrifice their genitalia to a goddess in return for the power to confer fertility on newlyweds and newborn children, a ritual role they are respected for, at the same time as they are stigmatized for their ambiguous sexuality. By focusing on the hijra commu

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