1st Edition

Buying And Selling Power
Anthropological Reflections On Prostitution In Spain

ISBN 9780367159696
Published December 17, 2020 by Routledge
266 Pages

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Book Description

This book explores the complex identities and connection between clients and prostitutes living in Spain and life beyond prostitution. It reflects on the relationship between the anthropologist and that of his/her subjects and informants.

Table of Contents

1. Of Heterosexual Prostitution and Its Audiences: An Introduction 2. Power and Prostitution 3. Portrait of a Barrio and Its People 4. Doing Research in the Barrio 5. Prostitution in Spain 6. Margins and Centres: Prostitution in Space 7. Economic Impingement: Discourses of Reciprocity, Exchange and Friendship 8. Powerful Emotions: Love, Hate, Romance, (In)fidelity, Sex and Violence 9. Gender, Power and Prostitution in the Barrio 10. Spanish Men, Spanish Clients, Spanish Masculinities 11. Queerying Iberian Ethnography

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