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The Resource Sex work matters : exploring money, power, and intimacy in the sex industry, edited by Melissa Hope Ditmore, Antonia Levy, and Alys Willman

Sex work matters : exploring money, power, and intimacy in the sex industry, edited by Melissa Hope Ditmore, Antonia Levy, and Alys Willman

Label
Sex work matters : exploring money, power, and intimacy in the sex industry
Title
Sex work matters
Title remainder
exploring money, power, and intimacy in the sex industry
Statement of responsibility
edited by Melissa Hope Ditmore, Antonia Levy, and Alys Willman
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Sex Work Matters brings together sex workers, scholars and activists to present pioneering essays on the economics and sociology of sex work
  • From insights by sex workers on how they handle money, intimate relationships and daily harassment by the police, to the experience of male and transgender sex work, this fascinating and original book offers new theoretical frameworks for understanding the sex industry
  • Sèx Work Matters is destined to become a classic in its field, offering fresh perspectives on romantic and economic taboos in the lives of sex workers. The future of research on erotic commerce depends on these powerful voices, informed arguments and timeless ideas.'-Tracy Quan, author, Diary of a Manhattan Call Girl and Diary of a Jetsetting Call Girl
  • Sèx Work Matters is an essential guide for anyone intrigued by how sex work is moving beyond the margins and into the center of the public square.' Melissa Gira Grant, columnist, $pread
  • Th̀is volume makes a major contribution to understanding the everyday lives, experiences and perspectives of sex workers. It offers a rich body of evidence that shatters the myths that have gained purchase in policy debates in the UK and elsewhere Andrea Cornwall, editor, Development with a Body
  • Th̀e book eloquently makes the case for the need for activist and academic collaboration in sex work research, and answers that challenge with brilliance and brio. The gauntlet has well and truly been thrown down.'-Jo Doezema, author, Sex Slaves and Discourse Masters --Book Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
306.74
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ118
LC item number
.S49 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ditmore, Melissa Hope
  • Levy, Antonia
  • Willman, Alys
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prostitution
  • Sex-oriented businesses
  • Prostitutes
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • SELF-HELP
  • Prostitutes
  • Prostitution
  • Sex-oriented businesses
Label
Sex work matters : exploring money, power, and intimacy in the sex industry, edited by Melissa Hope Ditmore, Antonia Levy, and Alys Willman
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-265) 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
  • A. Beyond Divides: New Frameworks for Understanding the Sex Industry -- 1. Sex Work Now: What the Blurring of Boundaries around the Sex Industry Means for Sex Work, Research, and Activism / Kathryn Hausbeck -- 2. The (Crying) Need for Different Kinds of Research / Laura Agustin -- 3. The Meaning of the Ẁhore': How Feminist Theories on Prostitution Shape Research on Female Sex Workers / Juline A. Koken -- B. Managing Multiple Roles -- 4. To Love, Honor, and Strip: An Investigation of Exotic Dancer Romantic Relationships / Carrie M. Hobbs -- 5. Sex and the Unspoken in Male Street Prostitution / Kerwin Kaye -- 6. Enforced ab/normalcy: the sex worker hijras and the (re)appropriation of s/he identity / Mashrur Shahid Hossain -- C. Money and Sex -- 7. Let's Talk About Money / Alys Willman -- 8. Show Me the Money: A Sex Worker Reflects on Research into the Sex Industry / Jo Weldon -- 9. Selling Sex: Women's Participation in the Sex Industry / Melissa Petro
  • D. Sex Work and the State -- 10. Pimping the Pueblo: State-regulated Commercial Sex in Neoliberal Mexico / Patty Kelly -- 11. Deviant Girls, Small-scale Entrepreneurs, and the Regulation of German Sex Workers / Daniel Schmidt -- 12. Sex Work, Communities, and Public Policy in the UK / Jane Pitcher -- E.Organizing Beyond Divides -- 13. Sex Workers' Rights Activism in Europe: Orientations from Brussels / Giulia Garofalo -- 14. Conclusion: Pushing Boundaries in Sex Work Activism and Research / Melissa Hope Ditmore
Control code
650367100
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 275 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848134355
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612659140
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
265914
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)650367100
Label
Sex work matters : exploring money, power, and intimacy in the sex industry, edited by Melissa Hope Ditmore, Antonia Levy, and Alys Willman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-265) 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
  • A. Beyond Divides: New Frameworks for Understanding the Sex Industry -- 1. Sex Work Now: What the Blurring of Boundaries around the Sex Industry Means for Sex Work, Research, and Activism / Kathryn Hausbeck -- 2. The (Crying) Need for Different Kinds of Research / Laura Agustin -- 3. The Meaning of the Ẁhore': How Feminist Theories on Prostitution Shape Research on Female Sex Workers / Juline A. Koken -- B. Managing Multiple Roles -- 4. To Love, Honor, and Strip: An Investigation of Exotic Dancer Romantic Relationships / Carrie M. Hobbs -- 5. Sex and the Unspoken in Male Street Prostitution / Kerwin Kaye -- 6. Enforced ab/normalcy: the sex worker hijras and the (re)appropriation of s/he identity / Mashrur Shahid Hossain -- C. Money and Sex -- 7. Let's Talk About Money / Alys Willman -- 8. Show Me the Money: A Sex Worker Reflects on Research into the Sex Industry / Jo Weldon -- 9. Selling Sex: Women's Participation in the Sex Industry / Melissa Petro
  • D. Sex Work and the State -- 10. Pimping the Pueblo: State-regulated Commercial Sex in Neoliberal Mexico / Patty Kelly -- 11. Deviant Girls, Small-scale Entrepreneurs, and the Regulation of German Sex Workers / Daniel Schmidt -- 12. Sex Work, Communities, and Public Policy in the UK / Jane Pitcher -- E.Organizing Beyond Divides -- 13. Sex Workers' Rights Activism in Europe: Orientations from Brussels / Giulia Garofalo -- 14. Conclusion: Pushing Boundaries in Sex Work Activism and Research / Melissa Hope Ditmore
Control code
650367100
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 275 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848134355
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612659140
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
265914
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)650367100

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