The Everyday Lives of Sex Workers in the Netherlands  book cover
1st Edition

The Everyday Lives of Sex Workers in the Netherlands

ISBN 9780415647618
Published September 10, 2012 by Routledge
204 Pages

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Book Description

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

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Katherine Gregory is Assistant Professor of Health Sciences at CUNY/New York City College of Technology.