Incorporating eastern language fabrics and field-based study, this compelling choice of essays takes a comparative examine the altering notions of gender and sexual range in Japan, contemplating either heterosexual and non-heterosexual histories, life and identities.

Written by way of key jap authors and Western students the quantity examines how non-conformist contributors have wondered bought notions and challenged social norms when it comes to intercourse and gender. The chapters depict the plurality of gender positions; from housewives against gender roles inside of marriage to heterosexual males wishing to be extra enthusiastic about family members existence. together with fabric now not formerly released in English, this quantity offers an outline of the real adjustments occurring in gender and sexuality reviews inside of eastern scholarship.

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