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Lydia?s Open Door : Inside Mexico's Most Modern Brothel.

Author: Patty Kelly
Publisher: Berkeley : University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the lives of the women who work in the Zona Galactica, a state-run brothel in Chiapas' capital city. By delving into lives that would otherwise go unremarked, this book documents the modernization of the sex industry during the neoliberal era in the city of Tuxtla Gutierrez.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patty Kelly
ISBN: 9780520941618 0520941616
OCLC Number: 437212128
Description: 1 online resource (296 pages)
Contents: Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Map of Chiapas; Introduction; 1. Modern Sex in a Modern City; 2. Hidden in Plain Sight: Street Prostitution; 3. Inside the Galactic Zone: Regulating Sex, Regulating Women; 4. Convergence: Panistas, Prostitutes, and Peasants; 5. "It Began Innocently": Women of the Ambiente; 6. Sellers and Buyers; 7. The Secrets We Keep: Sex, Work, Stigma; 8. Final Thoughts: Understanding, Imagining; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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Examines the lives of the women who work in the Zona Galactica, a state-run brothel in Chiapas' capital city. By delving into lives that would otherwise go unremarked, this book documents the modernization of the sex industry during the neoliberal era in the city of Tuxtla Gutierrez.

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