Desiring Arabs / Joseph A. Massad.

"Among the many shocking violations of the prisoners at Abu Ghraib, the most notorious was sexual torture. Military personnel justified this abhorrent technique as an effective tool for interrogating Arabs, who are perceived as repressed and especially susceptible to sexual coercion. These abus...

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Main Author: Massad, Joseph Andoni, 1963-
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008, ©2007.
Edition:Paperback edition
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Anxiety in civilization
  • Remembrances of desires past
  • Re-orienting desire : the gay international and the Arab world
  • Sin, crimes, and disease : taxonomies of desires present
  • Deviant fictions
  • The truth of fictional desires
  • Conclusion.