Buying And Selling Power: Anthropological Reflections On Prostitution In Spain, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Buying And Selling Power

Anthropological Reflections On Prostitution In Spain, 1st Edition

By Angie Hart


256 pages

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pub: 2020-03-30
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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General