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Sex worker unionization : global developments, challenges and possibilities

Author: Gregor Gall
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sex Worker Unionisation examines the challenges and opportunities offered by unionization for Sex Workers. Exploring unionization projects undertaken by Sex Workers in most major economies, this ground-breaking study shows how sex-workers have collectively sought to control and organize their work and working lives by co-determining the wage-effort with their de facto employers. It highlights the range of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregor Gall
ISBN: 9781137320131 1137320133
OCLC Number: 936429868
Description: vii, 226 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Sex workers before sex work --
3. Sex worker union organizing in North America --
4. Australia and New Zealand --
5. Germany and the Netherlands --
6. Britain and continental Europe --
7. Africa, Latin America and Asia --
8. Influences on unionization --
9. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Gregor Gall (University of Bradford School of Management, UK).

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"Gall (Univ. of Bradford, UK) provides examples, challenges, and economic possibilities of efforts to unionize sex workers throughout the globe. Gall's academic book is based on interviews with union Read more...

 
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