Global Sex Workers: Rights, Resistance, and Redefinition

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Kamala Kempadoo, Jo Doezema
Psychology Press, 1998 - Political Science - 294 pages
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Presents the personal e×periences of se× workers in Asia, Australia, the Americas, the Caribbean, West Africa and Western Europe. In e×ploring the individual narratives of people involved in the se× trade around the world, this book seeks to undermine the crude stereotypes often employed to characterize those involved in this e×panding industry. It documents national and international se× workers' movements organized to uphold their legal and human rights as they struggle to resist marginalization and e×ploitative working conditions around the world.
  

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Contents

RETHINKING SEX WORK
29
An International Perspective on Slavery
65
The Case of Cuba
79
MIGRATIONS AND TOURISM
99
A Case Study
139
Jmeterismo in Cuba
151
SEX WORKERS ORGANIZATIONS
167
Encourage Empower Trust
178
19 Transgenders and Sex Work in Malaysia
210
AIDS PREVENTION
227
Prostitution in Senegal
240
The TAMPEP Project in Western Europe
246
COIN and MODEMU in the Dominican Republic
260
Bibliography
267
Contributors and Contributing Organizations
279
Copyright

The Development and Implementation
192

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Kamala Kempadoo is Assistant Professor Women's Studies and Sociology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Jo Doezema is Project Officer at the Network of Sex Work Projects.

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