Sexual Culture Among Young Migrant Muslims in Bangkok

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Asian Muslim Action Network, Jan 1, 2007 - History - 79 pages
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Sexual Culture among Young Migrant Muslims in Bangkok examines the dynamics of Islamic discourse on sexuality and young Thai Muslims' interactions with modern urban Thai culture. Focusing on Ramkhamhaeng, a Muslim community in Bangkok, the study vividly illustrates young Thai Muslims' struggles to reconcile their traditional religious beliefs with the surrounding manifestations of modernization, globalization, consumerism, changing sexual mores, and gay rights.Amporn Marddent is a lecturer in the cultural studies program at the Institute of Liberal Arts, Walailak University in Nakhon Sri Thammarat, Thailand.

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Wattana Sugunnasil is assistant professor of sociology at the Prince of Songkla University, Pattani Campus.

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