(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1996)

Document title

Changing my thinking with a western woman: Javanese youth' constructions of masculinity

published at : (Re)negociating gender in the Asia Pacific region

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

LETTE H. (1) ;
(1) School of Humanities, Murdoch University, Murdoch, AUSTRALIE


Yogyakarta's wild guides are young men who pursue fantasies of true love and easy wealth by striking up 'love affairs with tourist women. In romances with Western women, guides renegociate the sexual aspect of their masculinity, as tourist women's holiday-romance expectations of attentiveness and deference collide with this ideal masculine self-image. The tension between disgust and desire within guides' lifestyle leads to fragmented performances of identity for their different audiences


Thematical fascicle

published at : Asia Pacific viewpoint / ISSN 1360-7456

Editor : Blackwell, Cambridge - ROYAUME-UNI (1996)

Millesime : 1996, vol. 37, no 2 [pp. 195-207]

Bibliographic references : 32 ref.




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