The Everyday Lives of Sex Workers in the Netherlands
Routledge – 2006 – 200 pages
Series: New Approaches in Sociology
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.
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
Katherine Gregory works at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.