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From Cuba with love : sex and money in the twenty-first century

Author: Megan Daigle
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Megan Daigle explores the role of women in Cuban political culture by examining the rise of economies of sex, romance, and money since the early 1990s. Investigating the lived realities of the Cuban women (and some men) who date tourists and offering a unique perspective on the surrounding debates, From Cuba with Love raises issues about women's bodies-what they can or should do and, equally, what can be done to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Megan Daigle
ISBN: 9780520282971 0520282973 9780520282988 0520282981
OCLC Number: 877369615
Description: xiii, 276 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: From mulata to jinetera : prostitution as image of thought --
Love, sex, money, and meaning : interrogating jineterismo on the ground --
Lessons in subterfuge : everyday acts of repression and resistance --
There is only one revolution : state institutions and the moral revolution --
Conduct unbecoming : bodily resistance and the ethics of the self.
Responsibility: Megan Daigle.

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Deals with love, sexuality, and politics in contemporary Cuba. In this narrative, the author explores the role of women in Cuban political culture by examining the rise of economies of sex, romance,  Read more...

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"She has succeeded -- crafting an engrossing, complex text that will be useful for scholars across a wide range of disciplines: women and gender studies, sociology, political science, criminology, Read more...

 
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