Chinese American Masculinities: From Fu Manchu to Bruce Lee, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Chinese American Masculinities

From Fu Manchu to Bruce Lee, 1st Edition

By Jachinson Chan


196 pages

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Paperback: 9781138970489
pub: 2016-05-04
Hardback: 9780815340294
pub: 2001-07-16

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First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


"…an important text…a valuable contribution to the growing scholarship on media and popular culture, masculinity and gender studies, cultural studies, and, of course, Asian and Asian American studies. Also original, and extremely useful for those interested innot just textual analysis but also in pedagogy and social change, is Chan's own thoughtful reflection on his own course Journal of Asian Studies."

Table of Contents

Part I

1. American Inheritance: Chinese American Male Identities

2. Sax Rohmer's Dr. Fu Manchu: Scrutinizing the Inscrutable

3. Charlie Chan: A Model Minority Man

4. Bruce Lee as a sexualized object of Desire

5. Shang-Chi: Master of Kung Fu

Part II

6. From Boyhood to Manhood

7. Towards A Masculinity of Inclusion

Epilogue: Contemporary Asian American Men's Issues

About the Series

Studies in Asian Americans

Reconceptualizing Culture, History, Politics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Asia / General