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Global Sex Workers

Author : Kamala Kempadoo
ISBN : 0415918286
Genre : Political Science
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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.
Category: Political Science

Long Walk To Nowhere

Author : Philip Frankel
ISBN : 9781351508339
Genre : History
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The end of apartheid has triggered massive illegal immigration into South Africa from all parts of Africa and beyond. Along with urbanization and internal migration, the end of apartheid has encouraged human smuggling and the trafficking of men, women, and children into the commercial sex market and various sectors of the economy from mining to agriculture and the service industries. Long Walk to Nowhere analyses the impact of these developments on Nelson Mandela's vision for a democratic South Africa.Frankel explores human rights, the political culture, public health, the criminal justice system, and institutional development as South Africa moves into its third decade after liberation. Using migration and human trafficking as barometers for democratic success, Frankel establishes that South Africa has become more unstable under two post-Mandela presidencies.The book covers the three major modes of human trafficking?commercial sex trafficking, child trafficking, and labour trafficking. It also looks at the dynamics of trafficking with a perpetrator-focus, the complex issues of dominance, and the policy responses in light of South Africa's first comprehensive counter-trafficking legislation designed for implementation in late 2015. Long Walk to Nowhere blends South African experiences with contemporary mass political movements which challenge human rights and good governance on a world-wide basis.
Category: History

Global Lockdown

Author : Julia Sudbury
ISBN : 9781317793670
Genre : Social Science
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Global Lockdown is the first book to apply a transnational feminist framework to the study of criminalization and imprisonment. The distinguished contributors to this collection offer a variety of perspectives, from former prisoners to advocates to scholars from around the world. The book is a must-read for anyone concerned by mass incarceration and the growth of the prison-industrial complex within and beyond U.S. borders, as well as those interested in globalization and resistance.
Category: Social Science

Sex Slaves And Discourse Masters

Author : Jo Doezema
ISBN : 9781848138414
Genre : Political Science
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Why is the international community so concerned with the fate of prostitutes abroad? And why does the story of trafficking sound so familiar? In this pioneering new book, Jo Doezema argues that the current concern with trafficking in women is a modern manifestation of the myth of white slavery. Combining historical analysis with contemporary investigation, this book sheds light on the current preoccupations with trafficking in women. It examines in detail sex worker reactions to the myth of trafficking, questions the current feminist preoccupation with the 'suffering female body' and argues that feminism needs to move towards the creation of new myths. The analysis in this book is controversial but crucial, an alternative to the current panic discourses around trafficking in women. An essential read for anyone who is concerned with the increased movement of women internationally and the attempts of international and national governments to regulate this flow.
Category: Political Science

Sex At The Margins

Author : Laura María Agustin
ISBN : 9781848135000
Genre : Social Science
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This groundbreaking book explodes several myths: that selling sex is completely different from any other kind of work; that migrants who sell sex are passive victims; and that the multitude of people out to save them are without self-interest. Laura Agustín makes a passionate case against these stereotypes, arguing that the label 'trafficked' does not accurately describe migrants' lives and that the 'rescue industry' disempowers them. Based on extensive research amongst migrants who sell sex and social helpers, Sex at the Margins provides a radically different analysis. Frequently, says Agustín, migrants make rational choices to travel and work in the sex industry. Although they are treated like a marginalised group they form part of the dynamic global economy. Both powerful and controversial, this book is essential reading for all those who want to understand the increasingly important relationship between sex markets, migration and the desire for social justice.
Category: Social Science

Miss Bangkok

Author : Bua Boonmee
ISBN : 9781905379439
Genre : Prostitutes
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A revealing memoir from a Thai go-go dancer, living in Thailand's vice city: Bangkok. Bua speaks of the loneliness and desperation that results from working in the loveless sex industry, finally dispelling misconceptions held by many, and divulging secrets, tricks of her trade and everything else that goes on behind closed doors. An honest and authentic depiction of the life of one of Patpong's bar girls.
Category: Prostitutes

Sexing The Caribbean

Author : Kamala Kempadoo
ISBN : 0415935040
Genre : Psychology
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This unprecedented work provides both the history of sex work in this region as well as an examination of current-day sex tourism. Based on interviews with sex workers, brothel owners, local residents and tourists, Kamala Kempadoo offers a vivid account of what life is like in the world of sex tourism as well as its entrenched roots in colonialism and slavery in the Caribbean.
Category: Psychology

People Who Eat Darkness

Author : Richard Lloyd Parry
ISBN : 9781466820029
Genre : True Crime
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Lucie Blackman—tall, blond, twenty-one years old—stepped out into the vastness of Tokyo in the summer of 2000, and disappeared forever. The following winter, her dismembered remains were found buried in a seaside cave. Richard Lloyd Parry, an award-winning foreign correspondent, covered Lucie's disappearance and followed the massive search for her, the long investigation, and the even longer trial. Over ten years, he earned the trust of her family and friends, won unique access to the Japanese detectives and Japan's convoluted legal system, and delved deep into the mind of the man accused of the crime, Joji Obara, described by the judge as "unprecedented and extremely evil." The result is a book at once thrilling and revelatory, "In Cold Blood for our times" (Chris Cleave, author of Incendiary and Little Bee). The People Who Eat Darkness is one of Publishers Weekly's Top 10 Best Books of 2012
Category: True Crime

Sun Sex And Gold

Author : Kamala Kempadoo
ISBN : 0847695174
Genre : Social Science
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For abstracts see: Caribbean abstracts, no. 11, 1999-2000 (2001); p. 61.
Category: Social Science

Neither Villain Nor Victim

Author : Tammy L. Anderson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124092573
Genre : Psychology
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The essays explore a range of topics including the many ways that women negotiate the illicit drug world.
Category: Psychology