Description - Beneath the Equator by Richard Parker
Based on long-term field work carried out over more than 15 years, Beneath the Equator examines the changing shape of male homosexuality and the emegence of diverse and vibrant gay communities in urban Brazil. The book draws on detailed ethnographic description of multiple sexual worlds organized around street cruising, male prostitution, transgender performances, gay commercial markets and establishments, gay rights activism and AIDS service provision. Richard G. PArker explores the changing sexual identities, cultures and communities that have taken shape in Brazil in recent years.
Buy Beneath the Equator by Richard Parker from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication:
Other Editions - Beneath the Equator by Richard Parker
Book Reviews - Beneath the Equator by Richard Parker
Author Biography - Richard Parker
Richard Parker is Associate Professor of Public Health in the Sociomedical Sciences Division and the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University, Senior Research Scientist in the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, and the Secretary General of the Brazilian Interdisciplinary AIDS Association. He is co-editor of Conceiving Sexuality(1995), published by Routledge.