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Queer Bangkok : twenty-first-century markets, media, and rights / edited by Peter A. Jackson
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; Chiang Mai, Thailand : Silkworm Books, c2011
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 3rd Floor  HQ73.3.T52 B36 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Sexual minorities -- Thailand -- Bangkok -- History -- 21st century -- Congresses
Sexual minorities -- Thailand -- Bangkok -- Social conditions -- 21st century -- Congresses
Sexual minorities -- Civil rights -- Thailand -- Bangkok -- Congresses
Mass media and gays -- Thailand -- Bangkok -- Congresses
Physical Description ix, 308 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note "This collection emerges from papers presented in the genders and sexualities stream of panels convened as part of the Tenth International Conference of Thai Studies at Thammasat University in Bangkok in January 2008."--P. 2
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-301) and index
Contents Bangkok's early twenty-first-century queer boom / Peter A. Jackson -- Competing cultures of masculinity: when Thai transgender bodies go through Muay Thai / Stéphane Renneusson -- Back in the spotlight: the cinematic regime of representation of Kathoeys and Gay men in Thailand / Serhat Ünaldi -- Loves of Siam: contemporary Thai cinema and vernacular queerness / Brett Farmer -- Encounters in the sauna: exploring Gay identity and power structures in Gay places in Bangkok / Nikos Dacanay -- Cyberspace, power structures, and Gay sexual health: the secuality of Thai men who have sex with men (MSM) in the Camfrog On-line Web-cam Chat Rooms / Ronnapoom Samakkeekarom and Pimpawun Boonmongkon -- The romance of the amazing scalpel: "race", labour, and affect in Thai gender reassignment clinics / Aren Z. Aizura -- Bangkok's beautiful men: images of Thai liberality in an Indonesian Gay novel / Ben Murtagh -- Speaking of Bangkok: Thailand in the history of Gay Singapore / Alex Au -- Capitalism, LGBT activism, and queer autonomy in Thailand / Peter A. Jackson -- The language of rights, deviance, and pleasure: organizational responses to discourses of same-sex sexuality and transgenderism in Thailand / Megan Sinnott -- The rainbow lobby: the sexual diversity network and the military-installed government in Thailand / Douglas Sanders -- Transpeople (Khon kham-phet) in Thailand: transprejudice, exclusion, and the presumption of mental illness / Sam Winter
Series Queer Asia
Alternate Author Jackson, Peter A

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