Selling Sex: Experience, Advocacy, and Research on Sex Work in Canada (Sexuality Studies)

Selling Sex: Experience, Advocacy, and Research on Sex Work in Canada (Sexuality Studies)

By: Elya M. Durisin (editor), Emily van der Meulen (editor), Victoria Love (editor)Hardback

Up to 2 WeeksUsually despatched within 2 weeks

Description

Selling Sex will appeal to scholars and students of sociology, women's studies, and law, as well as sex workers, rights advocates, union and labour activists, and social workers.

About Author

Emily van der Meulen is an assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Ryerson University. Elya M. Durisin is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Political Science at York University. Victoria Love is a sex worker, activist, and member of Maggie's: The Toronto Sex Workers Action Project. Contributors: Joyce Arthur, Cheryl Auger, Steven Bittle, Chris Bruckert, Jenn Clamen, Deborah Clipperton, Anna-Louise Crago, Susan Davis, Jane Doe, Tor Fletcher, Kara Gillies, Michael Goodyear, Stacey Hannem, Sarah Hunt, JJ, Leslie Ann Jeffrey, Tuulia Law, Annalee Lepp, Jacqueline Lewis, John Lowman, Gayle MacDonald, Karolyn Martin, Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale, River Redwood, Rene Ross, Trish Salah, Esther Shannon, Frances M. Shaver, Mariana Valverde, and Alan Young

Contents

Introduction / Emily van der Meulen, Elya M. Durisin, and Victoria Love Part 1: Realities, Experiences, and Perspectives 1 Work, Sex, or Theatre? A Brief History of Toronto Strippers and Sex Work Identity / Deborah Clipperton 2 Myths and Realities of Male Sex Work: A Personal Perspective / River Redwood 3 Champagne, Strawberries, and Truck-Stop Motels: On Subjectivity and Sex Work / Victoria Love 4 Trans Sex Workers: Negotiating Sex, Gender, and Non-Normative Desire / Tor Fletcher 5 We Speak for Ourselves: Anti-Colonial and Self-Determined Responses to Young People Involved in the Sex Trade / JJ 6 Decolonizing Sex Work: Developing an Intersectional Indigenous Approach / Sarah Hunt 7 Transitioning Out of Sex Work: Exploring Sex Workers' Experiences and Perspectives / Tuulia Law Part 2: Organizing and Social Change 8 Working for Change: Sex Workers in the Union Struggle / Jenn Clamen, Kara Gillies, and Trish Salah 9 Overcoming Challenges: Vancouver's Sex Worker Movement / Joyce Arthur, Susan Davis, and Esther Shannon 10 Ne dans le Redlight: The Sex Workers' Movement in Montreal / Anna-Louise Crago and Jenn Clamen 11 Stepping All Over the Stones: Negotiating Feminism and Harm Reduction in Halifax / Gayle MacDonald, Leslie Ann Jeffrey, Karolyn Martin, and Rene Ross 12 Are Feminists Leaving Women Behind? The Casting of Sexually Assaulted and Sex-Working Women / Jane Doe 13 Going 'round Again: The Persistence of Prostitution-Related Stigma / Jacqueline Lewis, Frances M. Shaver, and Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale Part 3: The Politics of Regulation 14 Regulating Women's Sexuality: Social Movements and Internal Exclusion / Michael Goodyear and Cheryl Auger 15 Crown Expert-Witness Testimony in Bedford v. Canada: Evidence-Based Argument or Victim-Paradigm Hyperbole? / John Lowman 16 Repeat Performance? Human Trafficking and the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games / Annalee Lepp 17 A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: Canadian Anti-Pimping Law and How It Harms Sex Workers / Kara Gillies 18 Still Punishing to "Protect": Youth Prostitution Law and Policy Reform / Steven Bittle 19 To Serve and Protect? Structural Stigma, Social Profiling, and the Abuse of Police Power in Ottawa / Chris Bruckert and Stacey Hannem 20 Beyond the Criminal Code: Municipal Licensing and Zoning Bylaws / Emily van der Meulen and Mariana Valverde Afterword / Alan Young Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774824484
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 364
  • ID: 9780774824484
  • weight: 640
  • ISBN10: 0774824484

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close