Interview with the Editors of The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age


Interview with Derek Hird and Geng Song by Ed Pulford
New Books Network
January 15, 2019

China’s global rise has been analysed from many perspectives in recent years. But pressing questions over how understandings of gender—and particularly masculinity—have been changing amidst increasing mutual contact between China and the wider world have been asked less often. Derek Hird and Geng Song are among the foremost contributors to a steadily growing body of work in this area, however, and their new edited volume The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age offers a brilliantly diverse range of perspectives on Chinese men and their global entanglements. . . .

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