(Article of book - 2006)

Document title

Woman, man, Bangkok : love, sex, and popular culture in Thailand

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)



The book is divided in nine parts. 1- Protofeminist discourses in Early-Twentieth-Century Siam. 2- Cinema, film and the growth of national culture under absolutism. 3- In and around the cinema : romance and sex in the city. 4- Visually challenged : graphic critiques of the Royal-Noble elites. 5- Evocations of equality : female education and employment. 6- A question of polygamy. 7- Bourgeois love and morality : gender relations redefined. 8- Romance and desire in film and fictions. 9- Gender, class and popular film culture in post-absolutism Siam 1932-1940. Historiography has given a singular emphasis to the role played by the royal elite in the creation of the modern nation. In contrast the A. examines the growth of the Thai public opinion that use a range of a new media outlet to express its claim for a more just and equitable social order. - (GL)



Editor : Silkworm Books, Southeast Asian Edition, Bangkok - THAILANDE (2006)

Millesime : 2006  [273 pages]

Bibliographic references : 10 p.

Collation : Illustration ;




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