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Theorising Chinese Masculinity: Society and Gender in China
by Kam Louie
In the first comprehensive analysis of Chinese masculinity. Kam Louie uses the concepts of wen (cultural attainment) and wu (martial valour) to explain attitudes to masculinity. This revises most Western analyses of Asian masculinity that rely on the yin-yang binary. Examining classical and contemporary Chinese literature and film, the book also looks at the Chinese ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published May 26th 2009 by Cambridge University Press
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