Sexual Cultures and Migration in the Era of AIDS: Anthropological and Demographic Perspectives

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Sexual Cultures and Migration in the Era of AIDS is the first demographic, anthropological study of what happens to sexual behavior and the rules of risk-taking in sexual encounters when people migrate from countryside to city, from one city to another, or from one country to another culture. It represents a milestone in the study of cross-cultural sexuality and sexually transmitted diseases.
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Overview


Sexual Cultures and Migration in the Era of AIDS is the first demographic, anthropological study of what happens to sexual behavior and the rules of risk-taking in sexual encounters when people migrate from countryside to city, from one city to another, or from one country to another culture. It represents a milestone in the study of cross-cultural sexuality and sexually transmitted diseases.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198292302
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 7/28/1997
  • Series: International Studies in Demography Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.38 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.76 (d)

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Committee on Human Demography, University of Chicago
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Table of Contents

List of Contributors
1 Sexual Cultures and Population Movement: Implications for AIDS/STDs 3
2 Others Have Sex with Others: Captain Cook and the Penetration of the Pacific 23
3 Mobility, Migration, Sex, STDs, and AIDS: An Essay on Sub-Saharan Africa with Other Parallels 41
4 Migration, Sexual Subcultures, and HIV/AIDS in Brazil 55
5 Population Movement and the AIDS Epidemic in Thailand 70
6 Refugee Women, Violence, and HIV 87
7 Urban Rural Differentials in HIV/STDs and Sexual Behaviour 107
8 Some Cultural Underpinnings of Male Sexual Behaviour Patterns in Thailand 127
9 Homophobia and the Ethnoscape of Sex Work in Rio de Janeiro 143
10 Mobility, Marriage, and Prostitution: Sexual Risk among Thai in the Netherlands 167
11 Mobility and Migration: Female Commercial Sex Work and the HIV Epidemic in Northern Thailand 185
12 Sexual Networking, Use of Condoms, and Perception of STDs and HIV/AIDS Transmission among Migrant Sex Workers in Lagos, Nigeria 216
13 Sexual Relations between Migration Populations (Vietnamese with Mexican and Anglo) and HIV/STD Infection in Southern California 225
Index 251
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