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Macho Minority Masculinity and Ethnicity on the Edge of Tibet

Hillman, Benjamin; Henfry, Lee-Anne


This article explores the role of masculinity in articulating ethnic Tibetan identity in China. Based on interviews with Tibetans and Han Chinese in a Tibetan autonomous prefecture in China's southwest and on an examination of recent Chinese publications, the study explores the dialogue between Tibetans' own perceptions of their ethnic identity and public representations of that identity. While previous scholarship has highlighted the role that ethnic minorities play in constructing a Chinese...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Modern China
DOI: 10.1177/0097700405286186


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