Download e-book for kindle: Street Sex Work and Canadian Cities: Resisting a Dangerous by Shawna Ferris,Amy Lebovitch

By Shawna Ferris,Amy Lebovitch

“Our voices scrubbed out and forgotten. There are those that study and write approximately intercourse staff who frequently put out of your mind we're human.”
—Amy Lebovitch

Shawna Ferris supplies a voice to intercourse staff who're frequently driven to the historical past, even by means of those that struggle for them. within the identify of city defense and orderliness, highway intercourse employees face stigma, racism, and lack of information. Their human rights are neglected, and a few even lose their lives. Ferris goals to bare the cultural dimensions of this discrimination via literary and art-critical conception, criminal and sociological learn, and activist intervention.

Canadian towns are striving for prime defense scores by way of taking out crime, consisting of “cleaning” city components of the road intercourse undefined. mockingly, intercourse staff additionally are looking to reside and paintings in a secure setting. Ferris questions those sanitizing political agendas, stories exclusionary legislative and police projects, and examines media representations of intercourse employees.

This e-book has a lot to supply to educators and activists, intercourse staff and anti-violence organisations, and lecturers learning girls, cultural, gender, or indigenous issues.

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