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Policing Pleasure [electronic resource] : Sex Work, Policy, and the State in Global Perspective

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780814785089Publication details: New York : NYU Press, 2011.ISBN:
  • 9780814785102
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Policing Pleasure : Sex Work, Policy, and the State in Global PerspectiveDDC classification:
  • 363.4/4
LOC classification:
  • HQ121 .P65 2011
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: Sex Work and the Politics of Public Policy; 2 International Trends in the Control of Sexual Services; 3 Into the Galactic Zone: Managing Sexuality in Neoliberal Mexico; 4 Sex Work and the State in Contemporary China; 5 Smart Sex in the Neoliberal Present: Rethinking Single Parenthood in a Mexican Tourist Destination; 6 On the Boundaries of the Global Margins: Violence, Labor, and Surveillance in a Rust Belt Topless Bar
13 "What is the use of getting a cow if you can't make any money from it?": The Reproduction of Inequality within Contemporary Social Reform of Devadasis14 Moral Panic: Sex Tourism, Trafficking, and the Limits of Transnational Mobility in Bahia; References; About the Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
7 The Virtues of Dockside Dalliance: Why Maritime Sugar Girls Are Safer Than Urban Streetwalkers in South Africa's Prostitution Industry8 "Their own way of having power": Female Adolescent Prostitutes' Strategies of Resistance in Cape Town, South Africa; 9 "Hata watufanyeje, kazi itaendelea": Everyday Negotiations of State Regulation among Female Sex Workers in Nairobi, Kenya; 10 Prostitution in Contemporary Rio de Janeiro; 11 Prevailing Voices in Debates over Child Prostitution; 12 Organizational Challenges Facing Male Sex Workers in Brazil's Tourist Zones
Summary: Monica waits in the Anti-Venereal Medical Service of the Zona Galactica, the legal, state-run brothel where she works in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico. Surrounded by other sex workers, she clutches the Sanitary Control Card that deems her registered with the city, disease-free, and able to work. On the other side of the world, Min stands singing karaoke with one of her regular clients, warily eyeing the door lest a raid by the anti-trafficking Public Security Bureau disrupt their evening by placing one or both of them in jail. Whether in Mexico or China, sex work-related public policy varies consid
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: Sex Work and the Politics of Public Policy; 2 International Trends in the Control of Sexual Services; 3 Into the Galactic Zone: Managing Sexuality in Neoliberal Mexico; 4 Sex Work and the State in Contemporary China; 5 Smart Sex in the Neoliberal Present: Rethinking Single Parenthood in a Mexican Tourist Destination; 6 On the Boundaries of the Global Margins: Violence, Labor, and Surveillance in a Rust Belt Topless Bar

13 "What is the use of getting a cow if you can't make any money from it?": The Reproduction of Inequality within Contemporary Social Reform of Devadasis14 Moral Panic: Sex Tourism, Trafficking, and the Limits of Transnational Mobility in Bahia; References; About the Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z

7 The Virtues of Dockside Dalliance: Why Maritime Sugar Girls Are Safer Than Urban Streetwalkers in South Africa's Prostitution Industry8 "Their own way of having power": Female Adolescent Prostitutes' Strategies of Resistance in Cape Town, South Africa; 9 "Hata watufanyeje, kazi itaendelea": Everyday Negotiations of State Regulation among Female Sex Workers in Nairobi, Kenya; 10 Prostitution in Contemporary Rio de Janeiro; 11 Prevailing Voices in Debates over Child Prostitution; 12 Organizational Challenges Facing Male Sex Workers in Brazil's Tourist Zones

Monica waits in the Anti-Venereal Medical Service of the Zona Galactica, the legal, state-run brothel where she works in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico. Surrounded by other sex workers, she clutches the Sanitary Control Card that deems her registered with the city, disease-free, and able to work. On the other side of the world, Min stands singing karaoke with one of her regular clients, warily eyeing the door lest a raid by the anti-trafficking Public Security Bureau disrupt their evening by placing one or both of them in jail. Whether in Mexico or China, sex work-related public policy varies consid