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Heterosexual Masculinity in Contemporary Vietnam: Privileges, Pleasures, and Protests
Linköping University, The Tema Institute, Department of Child Studies. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Department of Gender Studies, Lund University.
2011 (English)In: Men and Masculinities, ISSN 1097-184X, E-ISSN 1552-6828, Vol. 14, no 5, 542-564 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

By drawing on ethnographic data collected in two different settings in northern Vietnam, this article considers the ways in which heterosexual masculinity is configured by younger men. The intersection between heterosexuality and masculinity, the article argues, epitomizes a site of contestations between moral ideals, expectations about gendered support, and sexual pleasures disguised as protests. In introducing into a Southeast Asian context, the Latin American term machismo, understood as an expression of male-centered privileges and the ways in which they foster mens chauvinism against women (or other men), the article explores how local assumptions about the natural quintessential drive of male sexuality as well as a wifes obligations to comply with his sexual needs together provide men with morally legitimized explanations for the buying of various kinds of female sexual services.

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SAGE Publications (UK and US) , 2011. Vol. 14, no 5, 542-564 p.
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gender, masculinity, machismo, prostitution, sex industry, sexuality, Vietnam
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-74653DOI: 10.1177/1097184X11409362ISI: 000298654100002OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-74653DiVA: diva2:489462
Available from: 2012-02-03 Created: 2012-02-03 Last updated: 2017-12-08

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