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Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque

Jeremy Tambling and Louis Lo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099371
eISBN:
9789882207660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099371.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This is a guide-book that brings forth the art and architecture of Macao and the baroque treasures that make the territory of Macao so attractive. The book aims to help with an understanding of the ... More


Introduction: The articulated skeleton

Naomi Roux

in Remaking the urban: Heritage and transformation in Nelson Mandela Bay

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526140289
eISBN:
9781526161079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140296.00007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The introduction provides a theoretical framework for the book’s examination of the intersection between public memory, public space and urban transformation. In South Africa, as elsewhere, the ... More


Making a Scene

Bobby Benedicto

in Under Bright Lights: Gay Manila and the Global Scene

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691074
eISBN:
9781452949437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691074.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

The Introduction theorizes the “scene” as a world-in-the-making—an imagineered space with shifting borders that are shaped by the broader politics of class and mobility that operate in the third ... More


Under Bright Lights: Gay Manila and the Global Scene

Bobby Benedicto

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691074
eISBN:
9781452949437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691074.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Under Bright Lights vividly describes the emergence in twenty-first century Manila of a “bright lights” scene: a world composed of dance clubs, upmarket bars, party circuits, and other commercial ... More


Elsewhere, between Palawan and the Global City

Bobby Benedicto

in Under Bright Lights: Gay Manila and the Global Scene

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691074
eISBN:
9781452949437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691074.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Chapter 2 demonstrates how gay spaces operate as sites of imagined mobility. It examines three cases where the “far” is materialized in the “near”: a commercial district called the “Global City,” a ... More


Transnational Transit and the Circuits of Privilege

Bobby Benedicto

in Under Bright Lights: Gay Manila and the Global Scene

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691074
eISBN:
9781452949437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691074.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Chapter 4 analyzes accounts of gay travel, focusing on how transnationally mobile gay men from Manila disavow sameness with Filipino labor migrants. The chapter examines anxieties about national ... More


White Noise and the Shock of Racial Shame

Bobby Benedicto

in Under Bright Lights: Gay Manila and the Global Scene

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691074
eISBN:
9781452949437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691074.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Chapter 5 examines how experiences of race-based exclusion from gay spaces overseas disappear from the stories of gay travel that circulate in Manila. It suggests that the silence surrounding such ... More


Automobility and the Gay Cityscape

Bobby Benedicto

in Under Bright Lights: Gay Manila and the Global Scene

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691074
eISBN:
9781452949437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691074.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Chapter 1 examines how automobility allows the men who populate the scene to experience the gay cityscape as a constellational space made up of pockets of privilege as well as othered spaces such as ... More


The Specter of Kabaklaan

Bobby Benedicto

in Under Bright Lights: Gay Manila and the Global Scene

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691074
eISBN:
9781452949437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691074.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Chapter 3 examines discursive attempts to locate Manila within “gay globality,” an imagined planetary network comprised of urban sites associated with “gay modernity.” The Chapter analyzes the ... More


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