The Everyday Lives of Sex Workers in the Netherlands: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Everyday Lives of Sex Workers in the Netherlands

1st Edition

By Katherine Gregory


204 pages

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Paperback: 9780415647618
pub: 2012-09-10
Hardback: 9780415972345
pub: 2005-09-16

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This ethnographic account details the experiences of migrant and transgendered streetwalkers, and window prostitutes in The Netherlands. Through the in-depth interviews and observations, the author explores the meaning sex-workers give to their work and personal lives.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Changing Perspectives on Prostitution 3. Finding My Way into the Field 4. Space and Place: In the Windows 5. Space and Place: In the Zone 6. Victoria van der Way 7. Coping Strategies for Economic, Physical, and Emotional Survival on the Streets and in the Windows 8. Conclusion

About the Author

Katherine Gregory works at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

About the Series

New Approaches in Sociology

Studies in Social Inequality, Social Change, and Social Justice

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies