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The pink streak in a grey market : queerness and poverty in the urban Philippines

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In spite of a greater emphasis on identity and intersectionality in the sociology of development, there is still a dearth of empirical scholarship exploring the ways that the experience of poverty is shaped by sexual difference or “queerness” in a broader sex/gender system. In this paper, I explore the ways that queerness and poverty inflect each other in the urban Philippines. I suggest that being queer affects the ways that low-income Filipinos experience poverty and that idioms of pover...

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Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
Series:
OPHI research in progress
Publication date:
2009-01-01
Paper number:
13a
Language:
English
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2014-12-04

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