What's Love Got to Do with It? Transnational Desires and Sex Tourism in the Dominican Republic

ISBN-10: 0822332973

ISBN-13: 9780822332978

Edition: 2004

Authors: Denise Brennan

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Denise Brennan presents a detailed & perceptive account of the sex trade in Sosua, on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. She discusses the desires & ambitions that motivate both clients & prostitutes in this social interface between the West & the Third World.
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List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 5/14/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Kathryn Gleadle holds a British Academy Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in the Department of Politics and Modern History at London Guildhall University. Sarah Richardson is Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Warwick.Denise Brennan is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Georgetown University.

About the Series
Introduction: Elena and Jurgen
The Town
Sosua: A Transnational Tow
Imagining and Experiencing Sosua
The Transnational Plan: Looking Beyond Dominican Borders
Performing Love
The Sex Trade
Sosua's Sex Workers: Their Families and Working Lives
Advancement Strategies in Sosua's Sex Trade
Plan Accomplished: Getting Beyond Dominican Borders
Transnational Disappointments: Living in Europe
Conclusion: Changes in Sex Workers' Lives, Sosua, and Its Sex Trade
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