Sex tourism in Bahia : ambiguous entanglements / Erica Lorraine Williams.

By: Williams, Erica Lorraine [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Urbana ; Chicago : University of Illinois Press, [2013]Description: xii, 207 pages : map ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780252037931; 0252037936; 2013949200; 9782013949200; 0252079442; 9780252079443Subject(s): Sex tourism -- Brazil -- Bahia (State) | Sex tourism -- Brazil -- Salvador | Sex tourism -- Social aspects -- Brazil -- Bahia (State) | Sex tourism -- Social aspects -- Brazil -- Salvador | Prostitutes -- Brazil -- Bahia (State) | Prostitutes -- Brazil -- Salvador | Prostitution -- Social aspects -- Brazil -- Bahia (State) | Prostitution -- Social aspects -- Brazil -- Salvador | Prostitutes | Prostitution -- Social aspects | Sex tourism | Social conditions | Sextourismus | Bahia (Brazil : State) -- Social conditions | Salvador (Brazil) -- Social conditions | Brazil -- Bahia (State) | Brazil -- Salvador | BahiaLOC classification: HQ174.B34 | W55 2013
Contents:
Geographies of blackness : tourism and the erotics of black culture in Salvador -- Racial hierarchies of desire and the specter of sex tourism -- Working-class kings in paradise : coming to terms with sex tourism -- Tourist tales and erotic adventures -- Aprosba : the politics of race, sexual labor, and identification -- Se valorizando (valuing oneself) : ambiguity, exploitation, and cosmopolitanism -- Moral panics : sex tourism, trafficking, and the limits of transnational mobility -- Conclusion : the specter of sex tourism in a globalized world.
Summary: For nearly a decade, Brazil has surpassed Thailand as the world's premier sex tourism destination. As the first full-length ethnography of sex tourism in Brazil, this pioneering study treats sex tourism as a complex and multidimensional phenomenon that involves a range of activities and erotic connections, from sex work to romantic transnational relationships.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-199) and index.

Geographies of blackness : tourism and the erotics of black culture in Salvador -- Racial hierarchies of desire and the specter of sex tourism -- Working-class kings in paradise : coming to terms with sex tourism -- Tourist tales and erotic adventures -- Aprosba : the politics of race, sexual labor, and identification -- Se valorizando (valuing oneself) : ambiguity, exploitation, and cosmopolitanism -- Moral panics : sex tourism, trafficking, and the limits of transnational mobility -- Conclusion : the specter of sex tourism in a globalized world.

For nearly a decade, Brazil has surpassed Thailand as the world's premier sex tourism destination. As the first full-length ethnography of sex tourism in Brazil, this pioneering study treats sex tourism as a complex and multidimensional phenomenon that involves a range of activities and erotic connections, from sex work to romantic transnational relationships.

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