Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vt.
: Ashgate Pub. Company c2010
- 9781409402732 (hardback : alk. paper)
- 9781409402749 (e-book)
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Ebrary eBook
- 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.