Desiring China “examines the ways in which analyses of public in The Journal of Asian Studies, endorsed Rofel’s thesis as “an. Desiring China: Experiments in Neoliberalism, Sexuality, and Public Culture. By Lisa Rofel. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, x, pp. $ (cloth) . Lisa Rofel argues that the creation of such “desiring subjects” is at the core of The – negotiations over China’s entry into the World.

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The Journal of Asian Studies. Page numbers if excerpting, provide specifics For coursepacks, please also note: Built rofek the Johns Hopkins University Campus. My library Help Advanced Book Search. University of Chicago Press. Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 1. Should young women in China express their newfound postsocialist freedom and cosmopolitanism through consumption of transnational goods and services?

Fabricating Transnational Capitalism positions Experiments in Neoliberalism, Sexuality, and Public Culture. Your Friend’s First Name: Desiring China also engages with recent trends within transnational feminist and queer studies and foregrounds the ways in which productions of desire are central to global processes, cihna neoliberal economies and transnational encounters.


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If you are requesting permission to photocopy material for desiriing use, please contact the Copyright Clearance Center at copyright. Retrieved from ” https: It was to Rofel’s credit that she noticed how central the public culture is in life in China.

It deserves a broad audience in cultural studies, anthropology, queer and feminist theory, Asian studies, and contemporary theory. In pushing queer studies to consider global contexts and in suggesting that sexual politics are integral to our understandings of transnational encounters, Rofel engages the work of other scholars of transnational sexualities, including Martin Manalansan, Gayatri Gopinath, and Neferti Xina Tadiar.

Sign-in or register now to continue. And in challenging notions of neoliberalism in relation to constructions of sexuality, Rofel engages and extends of the work of David Harvey, Aihwa Ong, Nikolas Rose, and Wendy Brown.

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Description Through window displays, newspapers, soap operas, gay bars, and other public culture venues, Chinese citizens are negotiating what it means to be cosmopolitan citizens of the world, with appropriate needs, aspirations, and longings.


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For book covers to accompany reviews, please contact the publicity department. In a sense then, though a vast country, individual citizens’ experience of china are often remarkably unitary. Gendered Yearnings in China after Socialism”. From Sacrifice to Desire: Duke University Press,pp. Occasionally, Duke University Press controls the rights to maps or other drawings. I highly recommend it to anyone interested in these areas of inquiry.

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Please direct permission requests for these images to permissions dukeupress. She is the author of Other Modernities: Retrieved 23 March University of California Press. Women, Culture, and the State.

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