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Sex at the Margins (Unabridged) (MP3-CD) (Laura Agustin)

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This groundbreaking book explodes several myths: that selling sex is completely different from any other kind of work; that migrants who sell sex are passive victims; and that the multitude of people out to save them are without self-interest. Laura Agustín argues that the label 'trafficked' does not accurately describe migrants' lives and that the 'rescue industry' disempowers them.

Based on extensive research amongst migrants who sell sex and social helpers, Sex at the Margins provides a radically different analysis. Frequently, says Agustín, migrants make rational choices to travel and work in the sex industry. Although they are treated like a marginalised group they form part of the dynamic global economy. Both powerful and controversial, this book is essential listening for all those who want to understand the increasingly important relationship between sex markets, migration and the desire for social justice.

Edition: Unabridged
Genre: Psychology, Business + Money Management, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Gender Studies, Industries / General, Human Sexuality
Format: Mp3_cd
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Author: Laura Agustin
Language: English
Street Date: July 19, 2016
TCIN: 51452118
UPC: 9781522682721
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-4688
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