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Author Kempadoo, Kamala.

Title Global Sex Workers : Rights, Resistance, and Redefinition
Published Florence : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (305 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Globalizing Sex Workers' Rights; PART ONE: RETHINKING SEX WORK; Introduction; 1. Forced to Choose: Beyond the Voluntary v. Forced Prostitution Dichotomy; 2. Debt-Bondage and Trafficking: Don't Believe the Hype; 3. An International Perspective on Slavery in the Sex Industry; 4. Women, Labor, and Migration: The Position of Trafficked Women and Strategies for Support; 5. Discourses of Prostitution: The Case of Cuba; 6. Prostitution, Stigma, and the Law in Japan: A Feminist Roundtable Discussion
14. The Exotic Dancers Alliance: An Interview with Dawn Passar and Johanna Breyer15. SWEAT: The Development and Implementation of a Sex Worker Advocacy and Intervention Program in Post-Apartheid South Africa; 16. A World of People: Sex Workers in Mexico; 17. The Wind of Change Is Whispering at Your Door: The Mahila Samanwaya Committee; 18. International Activism: Jo Doezema interviews NWSP Coordinator, Cheryl Overs; 19. Transgenders and Sex Work in Malaysia; 20. It's Good to Know: The Maxi Linder Association in Suriname; PART FOUR: AIDS PREVENTION AND SEX WORKERS' EMPOWERMENT; Introduction
21. The Pegação Program: Information, Prevention and Empowerment of Young Male Sex Workers in Rio de Janiero22. Prostitution in Senegal; 23. The TAMPEP Project in Western Europe; 24. COIN and MODEMU in the Dominican Republic; Bibliography; Contributors and Contributing Organizations; Index
PART TWO: MIGRATIONS AND TOURISMIntroduction; 7. Ghanaian Women and Prostitution in Cote d'Ivoire; 8. From Thailand to Japan: Migrant Sex Workers as Autonomous Subjects; 9. The Migrant Tightrope: Experiences from the Caribbean; 10. Children, Prostitution, and Identity: A Case Study from a Tourist Resort in Thailand; 11. Hustling for Dollars: Jineterismo in Cuba; PART THREE: SEX WORKERS' ORGANIZATIONS; Introduction; 12. The Association of Autonomous Women Workers, Ecuador, "22nd June"; 13. Japanese Sex Workers: Encourage, Empower, Trust, and Love Yourselves!
Summary Global Sex Workers presents the personal experiences of sex workers around the world. Drawing on their individual narratives, it explores international struggles to uphold the rights of this often marginalized group
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Subject Prostitutes -- Civil rights
Prostitutes -- Civil rights.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's Studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Doezema, Jo.
ISBN 1317958683