Cloth $32.00 ISBN: 9780226016061 Published April 2001
Paper $17.50 ISBN: 9780226016054 Published September 2002
E-book $7.00 to $17.50 About E-books ISBN: 9780226016047 Published April 2010

Global Sex

Dennis Altman

Global Sex
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Dennis Altman

192 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2001
Cloth $32.00 ISBN: 9780226016061 Published April 2001
Paper $17.50 ISBN: 9780226016054 Published September 2002
E-book $7.00 to $17.50 About E-books ISBN: 9780226016047 Published April 2010
Global Sex is the first major work to take on the globalization of sexuality, examining the ways in which desire and pleasure—as well as ideas about gender, political power, and public health—are framed, shaped, or commodified by a global economy in which more and more cultures move into ever-closer contact.
Contents
Preface: Sex and Politics
1. Introduction: Thinking about Sex and Politics
2. The Many Faces of Globalization
3. Sex and Political Economy
4. The (Re)Discovery of Sex
5. Imagining AIDS: And the New Surveillance
6. The Globalization of Sexual Identities
7. The New Commercialization of Sex:
From Forced Prostitution to Cybersex
8. Sexual Politics and International Relations
9. Squaring the Circle:
The Battle for "Traditional" Morality
10. Conclusion: A Global Sexual Politics?
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index
For more information, or to order this book, please visit http://www.press.uchicago.edu
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