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Bangkok's Early Twenty-First-Century Queer Boom

Peter A. Jackson

in Queer Bangkok

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9789888083046
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207325 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888083046.003.0002
Bangkok's Early Twenty-First-Century Queer Boom

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This chapter compares the boom in Bangkok queer cultures over the past decade with the sense of decline in some Western lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender (LGBT) scenes. It also examines the political, cultural, technological, and transnational forces that likewise contributed to the rapid expansion of queer markets in early twenty-first-century Bangkok.

Keywords: queer cultures; LGBT; cultural globalization; transnational forces; queer markets

Chapter.  10546 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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