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Sites of Desire, Economies of Pleasure : Sexualities in Asia and the Pacific - 97 edition

Sites of Desire, Economies of Pleasure : Sexualities in Asia and the Pacific (ISBN10: 0226503046; ISBN13: 9780226503042)
ISBN13: 978-0226503042
ISBN10: 0226503046

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0226503035
ISBN10: 0226503038

Summary: Discussions of sexuality in Asia and the Pacific have long been tinged with conceptions of the exotic Orient. Examining a world of erotic encounter between European, Asian, and Pacific people, these essays explore how sexual practices and sexual meanings have been constructed across cultural borders in Thailand, the Philippines, Burma/Myanmar, Japan, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, and the Polynesian islands. Considering sexuality as embedded in a complex social and politica ...show morel world structured and saturated by gender, race, and class relations, these scholars challenge the categories with which sex and gender have been named and studied. They examine these sites of desire through specific historic and cultural circumstances, from the first explorations of Europeans, through colonial power, to the contemporary issues of sexual tourism, prostitution, and the HIV/AIDS pandemic. A unique and important contribution to the study of sexuality, this book also suggests that the history of sexuality in the West was shaped by myths of the legendary Orient and the exotic "Other."

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Edition/Copyright: 97
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Published: 08/28/1997
International: No

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