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The Asian Mystique: Dragon Ladies, Geisha Girls, and Our Fantasies of the Exotic Orient

“[A] persuasive, timely book…. Prasso makes clear the destructive nature of stereotypes about Asia and the social, cultural, and political ramifications of allowing them to fester unchallenged.” (Boston Globe) Few Westerners escape the images, expectations and misperceptions that lead us … Continue reading

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Dragon Ladies: Asian American Feminists Breathe Fire

Showcases the growing politicization of Asian American women and their emerging feminist movement. These prominent writers, artists, and activists draw on a wealth of personal experience and political analysis to address issues of immigration, work, health, domestic violence, sexuality, and … Continue reading

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Asian Mystique: Dragon Ladies, Geisha Girls, and the Myth of the Exotic Oriental

A prize-winning journalist and Asia expert issues a provocative critique of the West’s eroticised illusions about Asia and how profoundly they colour our social, cultural, business, personal and political interactions Despite – and because of – centuries of East-West interaction, … Continue reading

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