• 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

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Hoi-yan Yau received her PhD in Anthropology from University College London. She has been lecturing at Lingnan University since 2014. Her main area of study to date has been gender and sexualities, porn studies, cultural formation of modern Taiwan, globalization of Japanese popular culture, especially, but not exclusively, in the context of East Asia. Her recent publications include Japanese Adult Video Industry (co-authored with H.W. Wong, Routledge, 2018), and Japanese Adult Videos in Taiwan (co-authored with H.W. Wong, Routledge, 2014).

Research interests

Gender and sexuality, Japanese pop culture and Globalization, East Asian pop culture

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Taiwan Social Sciences
Hong Kong Social Sciences
video Social Sciences
Japan Social Sciences
pop culture Social Sciences
popular culture Social Sciences
pornography Social Sciences
anthropology Social Sciences

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Projects 2016 2020

Research Output 2008 2017

Pink Film 102

YAU, H. Y., 3 Sep 2017.

Research output: Other Conference ContributionsConference Paper (other)Other Conference Paperpeer-review

The Japanese adult video industry

WONG, H-W. & YAU, H-Y., 22 Nov 2017, London: Taylor and Francis. 246 p.

Research output: Scholarly Books | Reports | Literary WorksBook (Author)Researchpeer-review

Organizational structure
Technological capability
Industrial dynamics

The anthropology of Chinese masculinity in Taiwan and Hong Kong

WONG, H. W. & YAU, H. Y., 1 Jun 2016, Changing Chinese masculinities : from imperial pillars of state to global real men. Hong Kong University Press, p. 220-243 24 p.

Research output: Book Chapters | Papers in Conference ProceedingsBook ChapterResearchpeer-review

Hong Kong