Beauty and Power: Transgendering and Cultural Transformation in the Southern Philippines

@inproceedings{Johnson1997BeautyAP,
  title={Beauty and Power: Transgendering and Cultural Transformation in the Southern Philippines},
  author={Mark I. Johnson},
  year={1997}
}
This compelling study of gender and sexual diversity in the Southern Philippines addresses general questions about the relationship between the making of gender and sexualities, the politics of national and ethnic identities and processes of cultural transformation in a world of contract labourers and transnational consumers. The book focuses, in particular, on the meaning and experience of local 'gays' -- transvestite/transgender-homosexual men -- who are at once celebrated as purveyors of… Expand
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