Sex and Borders: Gender, National Identity, and Prostitution Policy in Thailand

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Prostitution in Thailand has been the subject of media sensationalism for decades. Bangkok's brothels have become international icons of "third world" women's exploitation in the global sex trade. Recently, however, sex workers have begun to demand not pity, but rights as workers in the global economy. This book explores how Thai national identity in such an economy is linked to prostitution and gender. Jeffrey asserts that certain images of "The Prostitute" have silenced discourses of prostitution as work, while fostering ...

Sex and Borders: Gender, National Identity and Prostitution Policy in Thailand 2003, University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver

ISBN-13: 9780774808736

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Sex and Borders: Gender, National Identity, and Prostitution Policy in Thailand 2002, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu

ISBN-13: 9780824826185

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Sex and Borders: Gender, National Identity, and Prostitution Policy in Thailand 2002, UBC Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780774808729

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