Book review : Queer/tongzhi China : new perspectives on research, activism and media cultures edited by Elisabeth L. Engebretsen and William F. Schroeder

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In Queer/Tongzhi China: New Perspectives on Research, Activism and Media Cultures, Elisabeth L. Engebretsen and William F. Schroeder offer a volume of essays that explores queer activist communities in China, traversing such themes as media representation, queer filmmaking and film festivals and autoethnographic methodologies. This collection weaves together academic research, activism and everyday life in order to present the diversity of queer Chinese politics, acting as a valuable point of dialogue with Euro-American queer theorisations.
Original languageEnglish
JournalLSE Review of Books Blog
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2016
Externally publishedYes

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