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Introduction: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

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Introduction : Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age. / Hird, Derek; Song, Geng.

The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age. ed. / Derek Hird; Geng Song. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2018. p. 1-24 (Transnational Asian Masculinities).

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Hird, D & Song, G 2018, Introduction: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age. in D Hird & G Song (eds), The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age. Transnational Asian Masculinities, Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong, pp. 1-24.

APA

Hird, D., & Song, G. (2018). Introduction: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age. In D. Hird, & G. Song (Eds.), The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age (pp. 1-24). (Transnational Asian Masculinities). Hong Kong University Press.

Vancouver

Hird D, Song G. Introduction: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age. In Hird D, Song G, editors, The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. 2018. p. 1-24. (Transnational Asian Masculinities).

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Hird, Derek ; Song, Geng. / Introduction : Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age. The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age. editor / Derek Hird ; Geng Song. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2018. pp. 1-24 (Transnational Asian Masculinities).

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