Charlene E. Makley

in The Violence of Liberation

Published by University of California Press

Published in print December 2007 | ISBN: 9780520250598
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520940536 | DOI:

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This introductory chapter discusses the gendered cultural politics of Tibet, beginning with a section on the impressions foreign tourists might get while visiting Tibet, which includes a description of the area. It then examines the cultural politics of gendered recognition and introduces the “participation framework,” also covering gender categories and cultural embodiment and politics within the frontier zone.

Keywords: gendered cultural politics; Tibet; foreign tourists; gendered recognition; participation framework; gender categories; cultural embodiment; frontier zone

Chapter.  11590 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anthropology

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