Performativity, the bakla and the orientalizing gaze

  title={Performativity, the bakla and the orientalizing gaze},
  author={J. Garcia},
  journal={Inter-Asia Cultural Studies},
  pages={265 - 281}
  • J. Garcia
  • Published 2000
  • Sociology
  • Inter-Asia Cultural Studies
  • Last July I enjoyed the good fortune of participating in and reading a paper at a conference on sexual diversity and human rights in Manchester, UK. This conference, sponsored by the International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society, was the second of its kind, and this time around the participants ± numbering around a hundred ± were mostly white sociologists and anthropologists whose geographic ® elds of study represented practically the entire planet. It turned out to… CONTINUE READING
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