Queer Sex Work (Routledge Studies in Crime and Society) by Mary Laing,Katy Pilcher,Nicola Smith

By Mary Laing,Katy Pilcher,Nicola Smith

Sex paintings is a topic of important contestation throughout educational disciplines, in addition to inside felony, clinical, ethical, feminist, political and socio-cultural discourses. a wide physique of analysis exists, yet a lot of this makes a speciality of the sale of intercourse by way of girls to males and ignores different performances, practices, meanings and embodiments within the modern intercourse undefined. A queer schedule is necessary with a purpose to problem hetero-centric gender norms and to boost new insights into how gender, intercourse, strength, crime, paintings, migration, space/place, well-being and intimacy are understood within the context of business sexual encounters.

Queer intercourse Work explores what it may possibly suggest to ‘be’, ‘do’ and ‘think’ queer(ly) within the research and perform of business intercourse. It brings jointly a multiplicity of empirical case reports – together with erotic dance venues, on-line intercourse operating, pornography, gray sexual economies, and BSDM – and gives a number of views from educational students, coverage practitioners, activists and intercourse staff themselves. In so doing, the e-book advances a queer politics of intercourse paintings that goals to disrupt heteronormative logics while additionally making area for various voices in educational and political debates approximately advertisement sex.

This particular and multidisciplinary quantity could be quintessential for students and scholars of the worldwide intercourse exchange and of gender, sexuality, feminism and queer concept extra largely, in addition to policymakers, activists and practitioners drawn to the politics and perform of intercourse paintings in neighborhood, nationwide and foreign contexts.

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