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By Rosalind S. Chou

Asian American Sexual Politics explores the themes of good looks, vainness, and sexual appeal between Asian americans. The e-book attracts on sixty in-depth interviews to teach how buildings of Asian American gender and sexuality are likely to strengthen the social and political dominance for whites, rather white men, even within the meant “post-racial” United States.

Drawing on confirmed scholarship at the intersection of race, gender, and sexuality, Asian American Sexual Politics exhibits how strength dynamics form the lives of younger Asian american citizens this present day. Asian American ladies are usually developed as hyper-sexual docile our bodies, whereas Asian American males are usually racially “castrated.” The book’s interview excerpts express the variety of frames during which Asian americans process the realm, in addition to the counter-frames they build. within the ultimate bankruptcy, writer Rosalind S. Chou bargains techniques for countering racialized and sexualized oppression.

This provocative e-book exhibits how continual racism impacts Asian American physique photo, vanity, and intimate relationships.

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91. Collins, Black Sexual Politics, 284. 92. S. , ed. Michael Kimmel and Michael Messner (Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2007), 21–29. 93. ; Wu, Yellow. 94. Daniel L. Eng, Racial Castration: Managing Masculinity in Asian America (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2001). 95. Prasso, The Asian Mystique. 96. Sucheng Chan, Asian Americans: An Interpretive History (Boston: Twayne, 1991), 4. 97. Chan, Asian Americans, 20. 98. Gary Y. Okihiro, Margins and Mainstreams: Asians in American History and Culture (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1994).

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