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Title Sun, sex, and gold : tourism and sex work in the Caribbean / edited by Kamala Kempadoo
Published Lanham, Md. ; Oxford : Rowman & Littlefield, [1999]


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Description viii, 356 pages : 1 map ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. 1. Introduction. 1. Continuities and Change: Five Centuries of Prostitution in the Caribbean / Kamala Kempadoo -- Pt. 2. Tourism, Globalization, and "The Exotic" 2. Fantasy Islands: Exploring the Demand for Sex Tourism / Julia O'Connell Davidson and Jacqueline Sanchez Taylor. 3. Globalization, Tourism, and the International Sex Trade / Beverley Mullings. 4. Back to the Future? Women, Race, and Tourism in Cuba / Nadine Fernandez -- Pt. 3. The Hustle and Struggle Sector. 5. Women's Work Is Never Done: Sex Tourism in Sosua, the Dominican Republic / Amalia L. Cabezas. 6. "Come to Jamaica and Feel All Right": Tourism and the Sex Trade / Shirley Campbell, Althea Perkins and Patricia Mohammed. 7. Bleak Pasts, Bleak Futures: Life Paths of Thirteen Young Prostitutes in Cartagena, Colombia / Laura Mayorga and Pilar Velasquez. 8. Tourist-Oriented Prostitution in Barbados: The Case of the Beach Boy and the White Female Tourist / Joan L. Phillips
9. Tourism and the Sex Trade in St. Maarten and Curacao, the Netherlands Antilles / Jacqueline Martis. 10. The Muchachas of Orange Walk Town, Belize / A. Kathleen Ragsdale and Jessica Tomiko Anders. 11. Gold and Commercial Sex: Exploring the Link between Small-scale Gold Mining and Commercial Sex in the Rainforest of Suriname / Christel C. F. Antonius-Smits, et al -- Pt. 4. Strategies for the Twenty-first Century. 12. "Givin' Lil' Bit fuh Lil' Bit": Women and Sex Work in Guyana / Red Thread Women's Development Programme. 13. For the Children: Trends in International Policies and Law on Sex Tourism / Kamala Kempadoo and Ranya Ghuma. 14. A Human Rights Perspective on the Sex Trade in the Caribbean and Beyond / Cynthia Mellon
Summary With tourism accounting for approximately thirty percent of the Caribbean's GDP and twenty-four percent of employment, a link between the sex trade and the tourism industry has gained recent attention. Shifts in global production, an increase of disposable income for pleasure and recreation, and a desire by North Americans and Europeans for an experience of "exotic" cultures, are often claimed to be the cause. This volume explores the connections between the global economy and sex work, focusing on the experiences and views of women, men, and children who sell sex. It presents new insights into the Caribbean sex trade and provides proposals and strategies for addressing the situation in the twenty-first century. [publisher]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Prostitution -- Caribbean Area.
Sex tourism -- Caribbean Area.
Author Kempadoo, Kamala.
LC no. 99015378
ISBN 0847695166 cased
0847695174 paperback
Other Titles Tourism and sex work in the Caribbean