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By Ulf Mellström

Drawing on fieldwork conducted between male motor mechanics within the chinese language diaspora of Penang, Malaysia, this informative quantity explores the hyperlinks among expertise and the masculinization of strength. Malaysia stocks an obsession with modernity when it comes to technological improvement and a "can do" entrepreneurial spirit the place know-how is held in excessive esteem. expertise holds such confident connotations in Malaysian society that it truly is as a result a resource of person and nationwide empowerment. know-how and modernity are hence very important elements while figuring out modern Malaysian society. simply as there's greatly a masculine ethos pervading Malaysia's spirit and trust in modernity and growth, this insightful and worthwhile ebook specializes in expertise and machines on the subject of masculinity to supply an cutting edge, anthropological viewpoint of Malaysian society and the chinese language diaspora.

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