MALE HOMOSEXUALITY IN MODERN JAPAN: Cultural Myths and Social Realities, by Mark J. McLelland. Richmond, Surrey: Curzon Press, 2000, 268 pp., b/w plates 17, 15.99 British pounds (paper).

Mark McLelland begins this pioneering study by quoting Alfred Kinsey to the effect that nature rarely deals with discrete categories, that it is the human mind that invents these and then tries to force facts into separate pigeon-holes.

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