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Author Stout, Noelle M., 1976- author.

Title After love : queer intimacy and erotic economies in post-soviet Cuba / Noelle M. Stout
Published Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2014


Description 1 online resource (ix, 238 pages) : illustrations
Contents Can't be bought or sold? Love and intimacy in the aftermath of crisis -- Tolerated, not accepted?: the historical context of queer critiques -- A normal fag with a job?: the complicated desires of urban gays -- Tell me you love me?: urban gay men negotiate commodified sex -- Smarter than you think?: sex, desire, and labor among hustlers -- Get off the bus?: sex tourism, patronage, and queer commodities -- Love in crisis: the politics of intimacy and solidarity
Summary Focused on the intimate effects of large-scale economic transformations, After Love illuminates the ways that everyday efforts to imagine, resist, and enact market reforms shape sexual desires and subjectivities. Anthropologist Noelle M. Stout arrived in Havana in 2002 to study the widely publicized emergence of gay tolerance in Cuba but discovered that the sex trade was dominating everyday discussions among gays, lesbians, and travestis. Largely eradicated after the Revolution, sex work, including same-sex prostitution, exploded in Havana when the island was opened to foreign tourism in the e
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCOhost, viewed August 10, 2020)
Ruth Benedict Prize, 2014
Subject Gay people -- Cuba
Homosexuality -- Cuba -- History -- 20th century
Gender identity -- Cuba
Gender identity.
Homosexuality -- history
Gender Identity
Sex Workers -- history
sex role.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gay Studies.
Gay people
Gender identity
Homosexualitet -- attityder -- Kuba -- 2000-talet.
Prostitution -- manlig homosexualitet.
Homosexuality -- attitudes -- Cuba -- 21st century.
Gender identity.
Prostitution -- male homosexuality.
Manlig prostitution.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780822376590