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Globalizing Drag in the Cook Islands: Friction, Repulsion, and Abjection
|dc.identifier.citation||Alexeyeff, K. 2008. Globalizing Drag in the Cook Islands: Friction, Repulsion, and Abjection. Special issue, The Contemporary Pacific 20 (1): 143-61.|
|dc.description.abstract||Male to female cross-dressing and performing have a long indigenous history in the Cook Islands. In recent years, Western-style drag shows have also been included in the Cook Islands cross-dressing repertoire. This article takes the highly cosmopolitan vehicle of the drag show and uses it to track the relationship between local and global models of gender and sexuality. It examines ways in which the iconography of domesticity and motherhood has been used to signify an uneasy relationship between local and global ideas of sexuality and gender|
|dc.publisher||University of Hawai'i Press|
|dc.publisher||Center for Pacific Islands Studies|
|dc.subject.lcsh||Oceania -- Periodicals.|
|dc.title||Globalizing Drag in the Cook Islands: Friction, Repulsion, and Abjection|
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TCP [The Contemporary Pacific], 2008 - Volume 20, Number 1|
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