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Title Red Light Labour : Sex Work Regulation, Agency, and Resistance / edited by Elya M. Durisin, Emily van der Meulen, and Chris Bruckert.

Published Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1 Contextualizing Sex Work: Challenging Discourses and Confronting Narratives; PART 1 Law and Policy Contexts: The State and Beyond; 2 Sex Work Policy: Tracing Historical and Contemporary Developments; 3 Bedford v. Canada: A Breakthrough in the Legal Discourse; 4 Municipal Regulation of Street-Based Prostitution and the Impacts on Indigenous Women: A Necessary Discussion; 5 From Average Joe to Deviant John: The Changing Construction of Sex Trade Clients in Canada.
6 Pimps, Partners, and Procurers: Criminalizing Street-Based Sex Workers' Relationships with Partners and Third Parties7 New Risk-Spaces, New Spaces for Harm: The Effects of the Advertising Offence on Independent Escorts; 8 Misrepresentations, Inadequate Evidence, and Impediments to Justice: Human Rights Impacts of Canada's Anti-Trafficking Efforts; 9 Perceptions of Sex Work: Exploring the Narratives of Police and Regulatory Officials; 10 Protecting Victims Sexually Exploited through Prostitution? Critically Examining Youth Legal and Policy Regimes.
PART 2 Diverse Experiences: Examining Places, Spaces, and Types of Work11 Indigenous, Indoors, and Incognito: Thoughts and Experiences of an Irish and Ojibwe Female Sex Worker; 12 Myths and Realities of Male Sex Work: A Personal Perspective; 13 Champagne, Strawberries, and Truck-Stop Motels: On Subjectivity and Sex Work; 14 "The Paradox?!": Racialized and Indigenous Sex Workers' Encounters within a Capitalist Market; 15 Double Punishment: Immigration Penality and Migrant Trans Women Who Sell Sex.
16 "Harassing the Clients Is Exactly the Same as Harassing the Workers": Street-Based Sex Workers in Vancouver17 Everybody Knows Everybody: Sex Work in Rural and Small Communities; 18 Hypocrisy in "Sin City": Space, Place, and Sex Work Stigma in St. John's; PART 3 Sex Workers' Resistance: Building Alliances and Subverting Narratives; 19 Canadian Feminism and Sex Work Law: A Cautionary Tale; 20 Whorganizers and Gay Activists: Histories of Convergence, Contemporary Currents of Divergence, and the Promise of Non-Normative Futures.
21 Fighting for Homewood: Gentrification and the History of Violent Struggle over Trans Sex Workers' Strolls in Canada22 Do Black Sex Workers' Lives Matter? Whitewashed Anti-Slavery, Racial Justice, and Abolition; 23 Migrant Sex Workers' Justice: Building Alliances across Movements; 24 Will the Real Supporters of Workers' Rights Please Stand Up? Union Engagement with Sex Work in Canada; 25 Sex, Lies, and Committee Hearings: Challenging Prostitution Propaganda; 26 Action, Advocacy, and Allies: Building a Movement for Sex Worker Rights; Afterword.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 21, 2018).
Other author Durisin, Elya M., 1979- editor.
Van der Meulen, Emily, 1977- editor.
Bruckert, Chris, 1960- editor.
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Prostitution -- Law and legislation -- Canada.
Sex workers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada.
Local series Proquest Ebook Central
ISBN 9780774838252 (electronic bk.)
0774838256 (electronic bk.)