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Author Cabezas, Amalia L.

Title Economies of desire : sex and tourism in Cuba and the Dominican Republic / Amalia L. Cabezas
Published Philadelphia, PA : Temple Univ. Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 218 pages) : illustrations
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Introduction: Affective economies of sexual tourism -- Tourism in Cuba and the Dominican Republic -- Neoliberal times in Cuba and the Dominican Republic -- Eroticizing labor in all-inclusive resorts -- Daughters of Yemay√° and other luchadoras -- Tourism, sex work, and the discourse of human rights
Summary Money, sex, and love: Are they merely "market forces" in transnational tourism?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-210) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Prostitution -- Cuba.
Prostitution -- Dominican Republic.
Sex tourism -- Cuba.
Sex tourism -- Dominican Republic.
Sex-oriented businesses -- Social aspects.
Tourists -- Sexual behavior.
Women -- Violence against.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008043758
ISBN 1592137512 (electronic bk.)
9781592137510 (electronic bk.)