Migrating genders : westernisation, migration, and Samoan Fa'afafine / Johanna Schmidt.

Published
  • Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate 2010
Physical description
xiv, 225 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 9781409402732 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • 1409402738 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9781409402749 (ebk.)
  • 1409402746 (ebk.)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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