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Title Global sex workers : rights, resistance, and redefinition / edited by Kamala Kempadoo and Jo Doezema
Published New York : Routledge, 1998

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Description 294 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents Part one. Rethinking sex work. Forced to choose: beyond the voluntary v. forced prostitution dichotomy / Jo Doezema. Debt-bondage and trafficking: don't believe the hype / Alison Murray. An international perspective on slavery in the sex industry / Jo Bindman. Women, labor, and migration: the position of trafficked women and strategies for support / Marjan Wijers. Discourses of prostitution: the case of Cuba / Amalia Lucía Cabezas. Prostitution, stigma, and the law in Japan: a feminist roundtable / Group Sisterhood -- Part two. Migrations and tourism. Ghanaian women and prostitution in Cote d'Ivoire / John K. Anarfi. From Thailand to Japan: migrant sex workers as autonomous subjects / Satoko Watenabe. The migrant tightrope: experiences from the Caribbean / Kamala Kempadoo. Children, prostitution, and identity: a case study from a tourist resort in Thailand / Heather Montgomery. Hustling for dollars: jineterismo in Cuba / Coco Fusco -- Part Three. Sex workers' organizations. The Association of Autonomous Women Workers, Ecuador, "22nd June" / Angelita Abad, Marena Briones, Tatiana Cordero, Rosa Manzo, and Martha Marchán. Japanese sex workers: encourage, empower, trust, and love yourselves! / Momocca Momocco. The exotic dancers' alliance: an interview with Dawn Passar and Johanna Breyer / Kamala Kempadoo. SWEAT: the development of a sex worker advocacy and intervention program in post-apartheid South Africa / Shane A. Petzer and Gordon M. Issacs. A world of people: sex workers in Mexico / Claudia Colimoro interviewed by Amalia Lucía Cabezas. The wind of change is whispering at your door: the Mahila Samanwaya committee / Minu Pal, Sadhana Mukherji, Madhabi Jaiswal, and Bachhu Dutta. International activism: Jo Doezema interviews NWSP coordinator, Cheryl Overs. Transgenders and sex work in Malaysia / Khartini Slamah. It's good to know: the Maxi Linder association in Suriname / Dusilley Cannings, Juanita Altenberg, Judi Reichart, and Kamala Kempadoo -- Part four. AIDS prevention and sex workers' empowerment. The Pegação program: information, prevention, and empowerment of young male sex workers in Rio de Janiero / Paulo Henrique Longo. Prostitution in Senegal / Oumar Tandia. The TAMPEP project in Western Europe / Licia Brussa. COIN and MODEMU in the Dominican Republic / Kamala Kempadoo
Summary In exploring the narratives of people involved in the sex trade around the world, this book seeks to undermine the crude stereotypes often employed to characterize them. It documents the movements organized to uphold their legal and human rights
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [267]-278) and index
Subject Prostitutes -- Civil rights -- Cross-cultural studies.
Prostitution -- Cross-cultural studies.
Prostitutes -- Civil rights -- Cross-cultural studies.
Prostitution -- Cross-cultural studies.
Author Doezema, Jo.
Kempadoo, Kamala.
LC no. 97045759
ISBN 0415918286
0415918294 (paperback)