What's Love Got to Do with It?: Transnational Desires and Sex Tourism in the Dominican Republic / Edition 1

What's Love Got to Do with It?: Transnational Desires and Sex Tourism in the Dominican Republic / Edition 1

by Denise Brennan
     
 

An ethnographic case study of sex tourism in the Dominican Republic, showing how the sex trade is linked to economic and cultural globalization.

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Overview

An ethnographic case study of sex tourism in the Dominican Republic, showing how the sex trade is linked to economic and cultural globalization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822332978
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
05/01/2004
Series:
Latin America Otherwise
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

About the series
Acknowledgments
Introduction : Elena and Jurgen1
IThe town
1Sosua : a transnational town13
2Imagining and experiencing Sosua51
IIThe transnational plan : looking beyond Dominican borders
3Performing love91
IIIThe sex trade
4Sosua's sex workers : their families and working lives119
5Advancement strategies in Sosua's sex trade154
IVPlan accomplished : getting beyond Dominican borders
6Transnational disappointments : living in Europe185
Conclusion : changes in sex workers' lives, Sosua, and its sex trade207
Notes221
Glossary245
Bibliography249
Index273

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