Sexing the Caribbean: Gender, Race and Sexual Labor / Edition 1

Sexing the Caribbean: Gender, Race and Sexual Labor / Edition 1

by Kamala Kempadoo
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415935043
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/22/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction : thinking about the Caribbean1
2Past studies, new directions : constructions and reconstructions of Caribbean sexuality15
3Sex, work, gifts, and money : prostitution and other sexual-economic transactions53
4The happy camp in Curacao : legal sex work and the making of the "SanDom"87
5For love or money? : fantasies and realities in sex tourism115
6Trading sex across borders : interregional and international migration141
7Dying for sex : HIV/AIDS and other dangers167
8Resistance, rebellion, and futures191

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