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The Resource Neon wasteland : on love, motherhood, and sex work in a rust belt town, Susan Dewey

Neon wasteland : on love, motherhood, and sex work in a rust belt town, Susan Dewey

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Neon wasteland : on love, motherhood, and sex work in a rust belt town
Title
Neon wasteland
Title remainder
on love, motherhood, and sex work in a rust belt town
Statement of responsibility
Susan Dewey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This path-breaking book examines the lives of five topless dancers in the economically devastated "rust belt" of upstate New York. With insight and empathy, Susan Dewey shows how these women negotiate their lives as parents, employees, and family members while working in a profession widely regarded as incompatible with motherhood and fidelity. Neither disparaging nor romanticizing her subjects, Dewey investigates the complicated dynamic of performance, resilience, economic need, and emotional vulnerability that comprises the life of a stripper. An accessibly written text that uses academic th
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Dewey, Susan
Dewey number
155.3/33
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ18.U5
LC item number
D49 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sex-oriented businesses
  • Women dancers
  • Women
  • Women
  • Self-perception in women
  • Femininity
  • Northeastern States
  • Northeastern States
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Economic history
  • Femininity
  • Self-perception in women
  • Sex-oriented businesses
  • Social conditions
  • Women dancers
  • Women
  • Women
  • Northeastern States
  • Gender & Ethnic Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • Gender Studies & Sexuality
Label
Neon wasteland : on love, motherhood, and sex work in a rust belt town, Susan Dewey
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Feminized Labor and the Classed Body; 3. Everyday Survival Strategies; 4. Being a Good Mother in a "Bad" Profession; 5. Pseudointimacy and Romantic Love; 6. Calculating Risks, Surviving Danger; 7. Body Work and the Feminization of Poverty; 8. Conclusion; Notes; Works Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Control code
703168415
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 258 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520948310
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt1fs8
  • 66c4ed2c-e8f6-4992-b3de-6d44b201b80c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)703168415
Label
Neon wasteland : on love, motherhood, and sex work in a rust belt town, Susan Dewey
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Feminized Labor and the Classed Body; 3. Everyday Survival Strategies; 4. Being a Good Mother in a "Bad" Profession; 5. Pseudointimacy and Romantic Love; 6. Calculating Risks, Surviving Danger; 7. Body Work and the Feminization of Poverty; 8. Conclusion; Notes; Works Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Control code
703168415
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 258 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520948310
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt1fs8
  • 66c4ed2c-e8f6-4992-b3de-6d44b201b80c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)703168415

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