Where are the Men? Indigeneity and Masculinity Realigned

Ottosson, Ase (2010) Where are the Men? Indigeneity and Masculinity Realigned. Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, 11 (1). pp. 75-83. ISSN 0314-9099 or 1444-2213 or 1740-9314

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Abstract

Ty P. Ka¯wika Tengan’s Native Men Remade. Gender and Nation in Contemporary Hawai’i documents how a group of Indigenous Hawaiian men (including the author), as part of a broader cultural nationalist movement, is reworking notions of masculinity and indigeneity by recreating a modern-day warriorhood. While praising the work for expanding anthropological methods and writing, the present review essay explores a question at the core of the book, namely how we can conceptualise localised and global practices and ideas through which contemporary and decolonised Indigenous and gendered forms of identification are shaped. A truly intercultural approach is proposed for a less limiting understanding of what ‘real’ and masculine Indigenous men and others can be.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: 2012 ERAID: 9450 2012 Journal FoR: 1601, 1904, 1699
Field of Research: 16 Studies in Human Society > 1601 Anthropology > 160104 Social and Cultural Anthropology
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2011 01:44
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2011 01:44
URI: http://eprints.batchelor.edu.au/id/eprint/284

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