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100 1  Ralston, Meredith L. 
245 10 Reluctant bedfellows :|bfeminism, activism and 
       prostitution in the Philippines /|cMeredith Ralston and 
       Edna Keeble. 
260    Sterling, VA :|bKumarian Press,|cc2009. 
300    xii, 229 p. ;|c23 cm. 
500    Formerly CIP.|5Uk 
504    Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-213) and 
505 0  You've got to do something -- The problem of analysis 
       paralysis -- Philosophical issues of prostitution -- 
       Explanations for prostitution in the Philippines -- Sex 
       tourism in Angeles City -- Making a difference -- No 
       conclusions, just "continued somethings." 
520 1  "Reluctant Bedfellows outlines key facets of the authors' 
       five year development project on sex tourism and 
       prostitution in the Philippines, and is a powerful 
       reflection on the raging debates taking place among 
       feminists about the Third World. Ralston and Keeble follow
       the history of prostitution in former military outpost 
       Angeles City, the women and foreign men who live by the 
       trade and the varied organizations attempting to deal with
       prostitution. Making a strong call for action, the authors
       encounter resistance and anger from Western feminists who 
       claim any action by Westerners in developing countries is 
       necessarily neo-colonial and ethnocentric." "Academic 
       feminist theorizing and identity politics, the two argue, 
       has reached the level of "analysis paralysis" where women 
       and women's groups do not act for fear of being 
       pejoratively labeled. This has many negative consequences 
       for rights-seeking groups, as Ralston and Keeble 
       experience firsthand in working to bring Angeles City and 
       Canadian women's organizations together. Both an eye-
       opening picture of the workings of a community seeped in 
       sex tourism and a sharp review of current feminist 
       theorizing, Reluctant Bedfellows offers much-needed 
       perspective on ways to bring disputing parties together 
       and actually promote change."--BOOK JACKET. 
650  0 Social work with prostitutes|zPhilippines|zAngeles. 
650  0 Women in community development|zPhilippines|zAngeles. 
650  0 Prostitution|zPhilippines|zAngeles. 
650  0 Feminism|zPhilippines|zAngeles. 
700 1  Keeble, Edna. 
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