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The Everyday Lives of Sex Workers in the Netherlands

By Katherine Gregory

Routledge – 2006 – 200 pages

Series: New Approaches in Sociology

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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.

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

Author Bio

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

Name: The Everyday Lives of Sex Workers in the Netherlands (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Katherine Gregory. 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...
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