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Author Wynn, L. L., 1971- author
Title Love, sex, and desire in modern Egypt : navigating the margins of respectability / L. L. Wynn
Imprint Austin : University of Texas Press, 2018
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  GN648 .W95 2018    AVAILABLE    30520020865714
Edition First edition
Descript viii, 248 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-239) and index
Foreigners like things looking old and dark, not shiny -- Mimesis, kinship, gift, and other things that bind us in love and desire -- "Why can't you study respectable women?" -- Mimesis, genre, gender, and sexuality in Middle East tourism -- Demimonde : belly dancers, extramarital affairs, and the respectability of women -- Gift, prostitute: money and intimacy -- "Honor killing" : on anthropological writing in an international political economy of representations -- Kinship, honor, and shame -- Love, revolution, and intimate violence -- Epilogue. Fifteen years later
Subject Ethnology -- Egypt
Sex role -- Egypt -- 21st century
Women -- Sexual behavior -- Egypt -- 21st century
Women -- Egypt -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Man-woman relationships -- Egypt -- 21st century
Egypt -- Social life and customs -- 21st century
Egypt -- Social conditions -- 21st century
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