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Masculine Identities and Male Sex Work between East Java and Bali

An Ethnography of Youth, Bodies, and Violence

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Part of the Critical Studies in Gender, Sexuality, and Culture book series (CSGSC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Matteo Carlo Alcano
    Pages 1-13
  3. Matteo Carlo Alcano
    Pages 15-47
  4. Matteo Carlo Alcano
    Pages 135-177
  5. Matteo Carlo Alcano
    Pages 179-181
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 183-197

About this book


Masculine Identities and Male Sex Work Between East Java and Bali introduces the reader to the stories of young male sex workers in South Bali. These are accounts of gang warfare, bodies, and violence which speak to the dreams, aspirations, and failures of a generation of young men in contemporary Indonesia.


ANTHROPOLOGY INDONESIA YOUTH MASCULINE IDENTITIY MIGRATION MALE SEX WORK VIOLENCE anthropology ethnography Generation migration mobility Sex violence

About the authors

Matteo Carlo Alcano is Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Anthropology at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy.

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