Sexual Cultures in East Asia

The Social Construction of Sexuality and Sexual Risk in a Time of AIDS

Edited by Evelyne Micollier

© 2003 – Routledge

312 pages

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Paperback: 9780415405928
pub: 2003-11-13
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About the Book

Using case-studies from East and Southeast Asia, this book examines sexuality and AIDS-related sexual risk in the context of Asian cultures. It offers a complementary perspective, documented with sociological and anthropological data, to historical studies and looks at commercial sex work, kinship systems, matrimonial strategies, gender, power relations, and the relevance of cultural constructs such as Confucianism and Taoism for the analysis of sexual cultures in Asia.

About the Editor

Evelyne Micollier is an Affiliated Research Fellow of the International Institute of Asian Studies, The Netherlands.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General