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  • Author:
    Lorraine Nencel
  • ISBN:
    0745316611
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    978-0745316611
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    Pluto Press (June 20, 2001)
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    256 pages
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Lorranine Nencel is an feminist anthropologist, and the book is a revision of her dissertation (U. of Amsterdam). and Prostitution in Peru' succeeds in giving the reader insight into the lives of prostitutes, but as an ethnography of Peru, the book is a disappointment.

Lorranine Nencel is an feminist anthropologist, and the book is a revision of her dissertation (U. Lorraine Nencel journals her interviews with the prostitutes that work the streets, and clubs, of Lima. She succeeds at presenting a perspective (how-be-it liberal and feminististic) from which to understand the lives, and characteristics, of the "sex workers.

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Moreover, as Lorraine Nencel (2001) discovered in the course of her fieldwork with prostitutes in Lima, Peru: counter to all her expectations as a feminist ethnographer, the sex workers she met did not want to tell their life stories, not to her, to the world and, most especially, not to themselves.

Series: Anthropology, Culture and Society. In this lively, hard-hitting feminist study of prostitution, Lorraine Nencel interrogates the ways in which sexuality, gender and illicit behaviour have been constructed (and deconstructed) over the years. Published by: Pluto Press. Nencel deals with issues such as AIDS, machismo and the regulation of the sex trade. She analyses the question of whether sex workers are victims or agents of control.

Manufacturer: Pluto Press Release date: 20 April 2001 ISBN-10 : 0745316611 ISBN-13: 9780745316611.

Nencel deals with issues such as AIDS, machismo and the regulation of the sex trade. In challenging conventional approaches to the study of sex workers and prostitution, Nencel has produced an original and provocative new study that is likely to provoke further discussion and debate.

Ethnography and Prostitution in Peru. Witchcraft, Power and Politics. In their pursuit of a broad definition that would allow them to identify and compare different artefacts in different cultures and societies, supporters of the generalising approach found that the broader their definitions, the more meaningless they became. Women who prostitute in Lima, Peru. Constructing Knowledge Authority and Critique in Social Science. Ethnicities 11 (4), 467-488, 2011. Ethnicity, Belonging and Biography.

In this lively, hard-hitting feminist study of prostitution, Lorraine Nencel interrogates the ways in which sexuality, gender and illicit behaviour have been constructed (and deconstructed) over the years. This is a richly detailed ethnographic account that interweaves narrative with theory. Nencel deals with issues such as AIDS, machismo and the regulation of the sex trade. She analyses the question of whether sex workers are victims or agents of control. In challenging conventional approaches to the study of sex workers and prostitution, Nencel has produced an original and provocative new study that is likely to provoke further discussion and debate.