QMJC February 2020 – Party and Play’: on line hook-up products as well as the emergence of PNP methods among homosexual guys

QMJC February 2020 – Party and Play’: on line hook-up products as well as the emergence of PNP methods among homosexual guys

Team: Adrian Farrugia, Duane Duncan, Gemma Nourse and Nyssa Ferguson (Australian Research Centre in Intercourse, health insurance and community, Los Angeles Trobe University)

Kane Race’s (2015) article ‘“Party and play”: on line hook-up products while the emergence of PNP methods among gay guys’ is really a generative analysis of technologically mediated sexual encounters such as drug usage, or Party ‘n’ Enjoy (PNP) practices. The content traces the complex arrangement of technologies, items and environments, together understood as ‘infrastructures’, that shape these encounters together with kinds of sociality that emerge therein. As the article provides an expansive analysis among these infrastructures, we concentrate mainly on Race’s study of the part of medication usage, generally speaking crystal methamphetamine and GHB (gamma hydroxybutyrate), within these techniques and also the implications associated with the analysis for wellness training.

The content is due to an’ that is‘insider-ethnography of changing contexts of HIV prevention in Sydney, Australia.

The wider study carries a dataset comprised of findings, qualitative interviews and analysis of textual and historic product. In this piece, but, Race mainly works together with information created by their own participation within the sociosexual tradition under research. A lot of Race’s argument is dependent on an analysis of screenshots of discussion between him and potential partners that are sexual hook-up phone apps such as for instance Grindr and Scruff. The data offer a rich and, indeed, pleasurable encounter with the subject matter of the article while the dataset may be unfamiliar to researchers more used to traditional social science methods commonly encountered in alcohol and other drug journals. (بیشتر…)