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War in the blood : sex, politics, and AIDS in Southeast Asia / Chris Beyrer
Bib ID 261357
Format BookBook
Author
Beyrer, Chris
 
Description Bangkok : London ; New York : White Lotus ; Zed Books, 1998 
x, 246 p. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 1856495310 (cased)
1856495329 (limp) (paperback)
Full contents
  • Pt. 1. Countries. 1. Introduction. 2. Thailand: the descending Buddha. 3. Burma: going to Myanmar, being in Burma. 4. Cambodia: AIDS and the torn society. 5. Laos: travels in the Cold War. 6. Malaysia: ethnicity, activism, and AIDS. 7. Vietnam: the Thai model in action. 8. Yunnan: China's Southeast Asia
  • Pt. 2. People, Risks. 9. Women: wives, mothers, daughters. 10. The flesh trade: prostitution and trafficking in ASEAN. 11. Military studies. 12. Chasing the dragon: heroin and AIDS. 13. Tribes: the virus that kills the gods. 14. Other genders: katoeys, waria, hinjras, toms and dees. 15. Chaai chuay chaai: men helping men. 16. Prisons and prisoners. 17. The media. 18. Activists
  • Pt. 3. Relativity and Culture. 19. Drug wars and the war on drugs. 20. Medical ethics, human rights, Asian values. 21. Democracy, empowerment, and health. 22. Conclusion: condoms or land-mines.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-237) and index.

Subjects AIDS (Disease) -- Southeast Asia -- Epidemiology.  |  AIDS (Disease) -- Political aspects -- Southeast Asia.  |  Sex customs -- Southeast Asia -- History.  |  HIV Infections -- epidemiology -- Southeast Asia.  |  Health Policy -- Southeast Asia.
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Sex, politics, and AIDS in Southeast Asia

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