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Gender on the edge : transgender, gay, and other Pacific Islanders

documentary heritage

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Gender on the edge : transgender, gay, and other Pacific Islanders
  • Primary Maker

    Kalissa Alexeyeff (Editor of compilation)

    Niko Besnier (Editor of compilation)

  • Contributor/Publisher
    University of Hawai'i Press
  • Place
  • Date
  • Physical Description

    vi, 378 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

  • Level of Current Record
    Bib record
  • Member Object

    1 item in this collection. View all items.

  • Subject Category
  • Content
    1. Gender on the edge: identities, politics, transformations / Kalissa Alexeyeff and Niko Besnier
    2. Queer history and its discontents at Tahiti: the contested politics of modernity and sexual subjectivity / Deborah Elliston
    3. "Hollywood" and the emergence of a fa'afafine social movement in Samoa, 1960-1980 / Reevan Dolgoy
    Representing fa'afafine: sex, socialization, and gender identity in Samoa / Penelope Schoeffel
    5. Living as and living with mahu and raerae: geopolitics, sex, and gender in the Society Islands / Makiko Kuwahara
    6. Transgender in Samoa: the cultural production of gender inequality / Serge Tcherkezoff
    7. Re-visioning family: mahu wahine and male-to-female transgender in contemporary Hawai'i / Linda L. Ikeda
    8. Men trapped in women's clothing: homosexuality, cross-dressing, and masculinity in Fiji / Geir Henning Presterudstuen
    9. Two sea turtles: intimacy between men in the Marshall Islands / Greg Dvorak
    10. The fokisi and the fakaleiti: provocative performances in Tonga / Mary Good
    11. Televisual transgender: hybridizing the mainstream in Pasifika New Zealand / Sarina Pearson
    12. Same sex, different armies: sexual minority invisibility among Fijians in the Fiji military forces and British army / Teresia K. Teaiwa
    13. In sickness and in health: evolving trends in gay rights advocacy in Fiji / Nicole George
    14. On the edge of understanding: non-heteronormative sexuality in Papua New Guinea / Christine Stewart
    15. Outwith the law in Samoa and Tonga / Sue Farran.
  • Public Access Text

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

  • Collection Type
    Reading Room
  • Copyright
    All rights reserved
  • Last Update
    19 Dec 2023
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