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Sex work matters : power and intimacy in the global sex industry

Sex work matters : power and intimacy in the global sex industry / edited by Melissa Hope Ditmore, Antonia Levy and Alys Willman.
London : Zed, 2010.
275p. 23cm.
Other contributors
Ditmore, Melissa Hope. Levy, Antonia. Willman, Alys.
  • Introduction : beyond the sex in sex work / Alys Willman and Antonia Levy
  • A: Beyond Divides : new frameworks for understanding the sex industry
  • Sex work now : what the blurring of boundaries around the sex industry means for sex work, research, and activism / Barbara G. bretns and Kathryn Hausbeck
  • The (crying) need for different kinds of research / Laura Agustin
  • The meaning of the 'whore' : how feminist theories on prostitution shape research on female sex workers / Juline A. Koken
  • B. Managing mulitple roles
  • To love, honor, and strip : an investigation of exotic dancer romanic relationships / Mindy S. Bradley-Engen and Carrie M. Hobbs
  • Sex and the unspoken in male street prostitution / Kerwin Kaye
  • Enforced ab/normalcy: the sex worker hijras and the (re)appropriation of s/he identity / Mashrur Shahid Hossain
  • C. Money and sex
  • Let's talk about money / Alys Wilman
  • Show me the money : a sex worker reflects on research in the sex industry / Jo Weldon
  • Selling sex : women's participation in the sex industry / Melissa Petro
  • D. Sex work and the state
  • Pimping the pueblo : state-regulated commerical sex in neoliberal Mexico / Patty Kelly
  • Deviant girls, small-scale entrepreneurs, and the regulation of German sex workers / Anne Dölemeyer, Rebecca Pates, and Daniel Schmidt
  • Sex work, communities, and public policy in the UK / Maggie O'Neill and Jane Pitcher
  • E. Organizing beyond divides
  • Sex workers' rights activism in Europe : orientations from brussels / Giulia Garofalo
  • Conclusion : pushing boundaries in sex work activism and research / Melissa Hope Ditmore.
Kinsey subjects
Prostitution. Prostitution research. Erotica industry.
9781848134348 (pbk.) 1848134347 (pbk.) 1848134339 (hbk.) 9781848134331 (hbk.)


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Call Number
380 S49 2010
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