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Flaming Souls Homosexuality, Homophobia, and Social Change in Barbados

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ISBN-10: 1442613009

ISBN-13: 9781442613003

Edition: 2012

Authors: David A. B. Murray

List price: $27.95
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While there has been increased attention to issues of sexuality in the Caribbean over the past decade, there continue to be very few in-depth ethnographic studies of sexual minorities in this region. A timely addition to the literature, Flaming Soulsexplores public discourses focusing on homosexuality and the everyday lives of gay men and 'queens' in contemporary Barbados.David A.B. Murray's dynamic study features interviews with government and health agency officials, HIV/AIDS activists, and residents of the country's capital, Bridgetown. Using these and records from local libraries and archives, Murray unravels the complex historical, social, political, and economic forces through which…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publication date: 4/4/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

David A.B. Murray is an associate professor of Anthropology and member of the Sexuality Studies Program at York University.

The Spectral Homosexual in Barbadian Feedback Media
Gender, Sexuality, and HIV/AIDS Discourses in Barbados
Whose Right? Human and Sexual Rights Discourses in Barbados
Gay Tourism and the �Civilized' Homosexual
Bajan Queens, Nebulous Scenes
Digisex: Cellphones, Barbadian Queens, and Circuits of Desire in Caribbean
Life Stories
Conclusion: Flaming Souls and Imperial Debris