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Rewriting the Victim: Dramatization as Research in Thailand's Anti-Trafficking Movement

Erin M. Kamler


This book unites feminist international research with the writing, composing, and production of a musical designed to critique the discourse about the trafficking of women in Thailand. Through writing and producing “Land of Smiles,” a two-act, fifteen-song musical inspired by field research that includes over fifty interviews with female migrant laborers, sex workers, community-based women’s rights activists, non-governmental organization (NGO) employees, and other development actors in Thailand’s anti-trafficking movement, playwright, composer and feminist scholar Erin Kamler presents one of ... More

Keywords: feminist international research, theater, performance, trafficking, migration, Thailand, communication

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190840099
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190840099.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Erin M. Kamler, author
Assistant Professor, Minerva Schools at KGI