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Author: W Chapkis
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on more than fifty interviews in both the US and the Netherlands, Wendy Chapkis captures the wide-ranging experiences of women performing erotic labor and offers a complex, multi-faceted depiction of sex work. Her expansive analytic perspective encompasses both a serious examination of international prostitution policy as well as hands-on accounts of contemporary commercial sexual practices. Scholarly, but  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Interviews
Entretiens
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chapkis, W. (Wendy).
Live sex acts
(DLC) 96034633
(OCoLC)35198747
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W Chapkis
ISBN: 9781317795766 1317795768 9781317795773 1317795776 9781315811512 1315811510
OCLC Number: 864899483
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 248 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Sect. I. Sex Wars. 1. The Meaning of Sex. 2. Sexual Slavery --
Sect. II. Working It. 3. The Emotional Labor of Sex. 4. Locating Difference --
Sect. III. Strategic Responses. 5. Prohibition and Informal Tolerance. 6. Legalization, Regulation, and Licensing. 7. Sex Worker Self-Advocacy. 8. Compromising Positions. Afterword: Researcher Goes Bad and Pays for It.
Responsibility: Wendy Chapkis.
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Drawing on 50 interviews in both the criminalized sex industry of the United States and in the free and open trade in the Netherlands, this volume aims to capture the wide-ranging experiences of  Read more...

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