Sex & Gender

 

[Niko Besnier and Kalissa Alexeyeff, eds.] Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press (for distribution in the Americas and Europe); Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press (for distribution in Asia and Australasia). 2014. vi, 378pp. [Refer to University of Hawai‘i Press or Hong Kong University Press.]

[Kalissa Alexeyeff and Niko Besnier] Gender on the Edge: Identities, Politics, Transformations. In Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders. Niko Besnier and Kalissa Alexeyeff, eds. Pp. 1–30. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press; Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. 2014. [Write for a copy]

[Susan Brownell and Niko Besnier] Gender and Sexuality. In Handbook of Sociocultural Anthropology. James G. Carrier and Deborah B. Gewertz, eds. Pp. 239–258.  Oxford: Bloomsbury.  2013.  [Write for a copy]

Professionalizing Hair Care in Tonga.  Anthropology Now 5(1): 18–26.  2013.  [Write for a copy]

Language and Gender Research at the Intersection of the Global and the Local. Gender and Language 1:65-76. 2007.

The Social Production of Abjection: Desire and Silencing amongst Transgender Tongans. Social Anthropology Anthropologie Sociale 12:301-323. 2004.

Crossing Genders, Mixing Languages: The Linguistic Construction of Transgenderism in Tonga. In Handbook of Language and Gender, Janet Holmes and Miriam Meyerhoff, eds. Pp. 279-301. Oxford: Blackwell. 2003.

Transgenderism, Locality, and the Miss Galaxy Beauty Pageant in Tonga. American Ethnologist 29:534-566. 2002.

Transvestism (Transgenderism). In The Pacific Islands: An Encyclopedia. Brij V. Lal and Kate Fortune, eds. Pp. 416-417. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. 2000.

Ritualized Homosexuality. In The Pacific Islands: An Encyclopedia. Brij V. Lal and Kate Fortune, eds. Pp. 417-418. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. 2000.

Sluts and Superwomen: The Politics of Gender Liminality in Urban Tonga. Ethnos 62:5-31. 1997.

Crossing the Boundaries: Review of Oscar Kightley and David Fane, A Frigate Bird Sings. Illusions 25: 43-45. 1997.

Polynesian Gender Liminality Through Time and Space. In Third Sex, Third Gender: Beyond Sexual Dimorphism in Culture and History. Gilbert Herdt, ed. Pp. 285-328. New York: Zone. 1994.