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Title War in the blood : sex, politics, and AIDS in Southeast Asia / Chris Beyrer.
Author Beyrer, Chris, author.
Publication London : Zed Books, 2017.
Edition Second edition.
Description xiv, 288 pages ; 22 cm
Call # 614.5993 B
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Countries -- Coming into the region -- Thailand: the descending Buddha -- Burma: going to Myanmar, being in Burma -- Cambodia: AIDS and the torn society -- Laos: travels in the Cold War -- Malaysia: ethnicity, activism, and AIDS -- Vietnam: the Thai model in action -- Yunnan: China's Southeast Asia -- People, Risks -- Women: wives, mothers, daughters -- The flesh trade: prostitution and trafficking in ASEAN -- Military studies -- Chasing the dragon: heroin and AIDS -- Tribes: the virus that kills the gods -- Other genders: katoeys, waria, hinjras, toms and dees -- Chaai chuay chaai: men helping men -- Prisons and prisoners -- The media -- Activists -- Relativity and Culture -- Drug wars and the war on drugs -- Medical ethics, human rights, Asian values -- Democracy, empowerment, and health -- Conclusion: condoms or land-mines.
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Southeast Asia -- Epidemiology.
AIDS (Disease) -- Political aspects -- Southeast Asia.
Sex customs -- Southeast Asia -- History.
HIV infections -- Southeast Asia -- Epidemiology.
ISBN 1786991942 hardback
9781786991942 hardback
1786991934 paperback
9781786991935 paperback :

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