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Author Jeffrey, Leslie Ann, 1967-

Title Sex and Borders : Gender, National Identity, and Prostitution Policy in Thailand
Published Vancouver : UBC Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (223 pages)
Contents Acronyms; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Sex and Borders; 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 Women7 The Politics of Prostitution: Gender, Class, and Nation; Appendix Chronology of Historical Events, 1850- 1997; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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ISBN 0774850175