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Sex and borders : gender, national identity, and prostitution policy in Thailand / Leslie Ann Jeffrey
Bib ID 160628
Format BookBook
Author
Jeffrey, Leslie Ann
 
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Description Vancouver, B. C. : UBC Press, c2002 
xxviii, 195 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0774808721 (alkaline paper) (hardback)
077480873X (paperback)
Full contents
  • 1. Gender, Prostitution, and the "Standards of Civilization"
  • 2. Peasants, Prostitutes, and the Body Politic: Prostitution as Cultural Decline and Political Resistance in the 1960s and 1970s
  • 3. Elite Women, the Reconstruction of National Identity, and the Prostitution Problem
  • 4. Women's Groups and the Prostitution Question: Prostitution Law under Premocracy
  • 5. The Politics of Prostitution and the "New Man": The 1996 Prostitution Law, International Image, and Middle-Class Masculinity
  • 6. The Middle Class and the Material Girl: The 1996 Prostitution Law and the Disciplining of Peasant Women
  • 7. The Politics of Prostitution: Gender, Class, and Nation.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-190) and index.

Subjects Prostitution -- Thailand -- History.  |  Thailand -- Social conditions.  |  Prostitution -- Thailande -- Histoire.  |  Thailande -- Conditions sociales.

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