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mak nyahs

Malaysian male to female transsexuals

by Teh, Yik Koon.

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Published by Eastern Universities Press in Singapore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malaysia.
    • Subjects:
    • Transsexuals -- Malaysia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 166-168) and index.

      Other titlesMalaysian male to female transsexuals
      StatementTeh Yik Koon.
      SeriesGender studies, Gender studies (Eastern Universities Press)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ77.95.M4 T44 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 175 p. :
      Number of Pages175
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3643380M
      ISBN 109812102094
      LC Control Number2002455986

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      Yik Koon’s study of the mak nyahs, though lacking in in-depth analysis of their experiences, is supported strongly with empirical data (a total of participants). This makes Totman’s book and his approach seem weaker in comparison. Nonetheless, Totman must also be given due for his contribution to the existing literature. Trans*cending tribulations: Malaysian Mak Nyahs Malaysian Mak Nyahs (male-to-female transexuals) continue to fight for the right to be themselves. Joseph Goh, .


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The Mak Nyahs book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Mak Nyahs book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5. The Mak Nyahs: Malaysian Male to Female Transsexuals (Gender Studies) Paperback – April 1, by Yik Koon Teh (Author) › Visit Amazon's Yik Koon Teh Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: Based on numerous studies, interviews with relevant parties, and personal accounts from "mak nyahs", this book explores the issue of transsexuality in Malaysia, giving.

The Mak Nyahs: Malaysian Male to Female Transsexuals Teh Yik Koon In this sensitive work, Professor Teh uncovers the little understood world of men who realise that their body does not match their sexual identity.

Through interviews and detailed research she demonstrates that rather than being deviants or religious transgressors, her subjects turn out to be mak nyahs book like the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Teh, Yik Koon.

Mak nyahs. Singapore: Eastern Universities Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. The mak nyahs: Malaysian male to female transsexuals / Teh Yik Koon "This book explores the issue of the transsexuals in Malaysia.

Through numerous studies, interviews with the relevant parties and accounts from the mak nyahs themselves, the book gives a profound insight into the world of transsexuals."- Book jacket. Featuring interviewees' accounts and photos of the first Malaysian national seminar on mak nyahs primarily male-to-female transvestites and transsexuals, Koon (criminology and sociology, U.

Utara, Malaysia) summarizes her own and others' research on, and mostly Muslim sociocultural aspects of, the : Teh Yik Koon. This book is the first monograph to provide an in-depth and multifaceted study of the processes of ethnicization and identity construction in Malaysia, from the colonial period until the present.

The unrelenting ill-treatment suffered by mak nyahs, or Malaysian pre-operative and post-operative male-to-female transsexuals, indicates a steady process of dehumanisation that besieges mak nyahs in contemporary Malaysia.

Nevertheless, the s have seen a groundswell of strategies by mak nyahs to dismantle forces that seek to dehumanise them, Author: Joseph N Goh, Thaatchaayini Kananatu. Mak nyahs often fall prey to the scorn of society, as is evident from widespread instances of derogatory name-calling and violence.

Malay-Muslim mak nyahs are particularly vulnerable to Malaysian legalities, including Syariah laws and the Minor Offence Act They can be charged and imprisoned for “immoral purposes” and “indecent. As most mak nyahs are Muslim, they have become non-entities in Malaysian society (p.

46). The book provides statistical information on mak nyah, including facts about religious adherence, upbringing, income levels, and ethnicity. Teh Yik Koon wrote research documents on the mak nyah, including a study and a book called The Mak Nyahs. Andrew Hock Soon Ng, the author of "The Politics of Reclaiming Identity: Representing the Mak Nyahs in Bukak Api," wrote that the book was "the most extensive scholarly work" on the mak nyahs.

Abstract. The male-to-female transsexuals of Malaysia are referred to as mak nyahs, a traditionally pejorative term that has been reappropriated with empowering repercussions (Khartini ).Yik Koon Teh, a Malaysian academician, and Khartini Slamah, a Malaysian mak nyah activist, employ the term “mak nyah” to denote male-to-female transsexuals, irrespective of Cited by: 3.

Who We Are. Established inthe Mak Nyah Programme has fostered good rapport with the transgender communities (also known as Mak Nyahs) living in Kuala community-based program focuses on issues such self-empowerment, human rights, personal development in addition to health concerns related to HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD).

In this essay that focuses on the embodied negotiations of mak nyahs with institutional Islam, I employ queer theoretical and theological insights to argue that mak nyah bodies are sacred sites of queer body-sacramentality, rather than vehicles of sin and religious violation.

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Read more in Goh, Joseph N. “Trans*cending Tribulations: Malaysian Mak Nyahs,” New Mandala (August ). Australian National University (ANU) College of Asia and the : Beatrice Gusmano. Mak nyah is the term that transgendered women in Malaysia use to identify themselves. Mak means 'mother', and nyah is derived from the literal meaning of 'running away' to refer to 'transition'.

In this essay that focuses on the embodied negotiations of mak nyahs with institutional Islam, I employ queer theoretical and theological insights to argue that mak nyah bodies are sacred sites of queer body‐sacramentality, rather than.

Abstract. One of the most marginalized groups in the Malaysian social fabric is the transsexual, or mak nyah, very existence is profoundly precarious, not only because its members are constantly viewed as freakish and aberrant by the larger society, but because they are deemed criminal in the eyes of the country’s twin legal systems — that is, the civil law Cited by: 1.

作者: Teh Yik Koon 副标题: Malaysian Male to Female Transsexuals (Gender Studies) isbn: 书名: The Mak Nyahs 页数: 出版社: Marshall Cavendish Intl 出版年: .mak nyahs. In the state of Pahang, 12 mak nyahs from the Drug Intervention Community of Pahang participated in an Independence Day parade.

The government of the state of Penang has been particularly supportive of mak nyahs by setting up a special committee to investigate the welfare of mak nyahs and appointing mak nyah Hezreen Shaik Daud. Offering a critical introduction into LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) transnational identity in the media, this book examines performances and representations within documentary and fiction oriented texts.

An interdisciplinary approach is put forward, revealing new potentials for non western queer identity.