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My blood, sweat and tears: female sex workers in Cambodia - victims, vectors or agents?

Sandy, Larissa Jane


This thesis sets out to explore and demystify two dominant images of female sex workers produced by hegemonic discourses of our period: one a ruined, victimised woman; the other a destroying body that is a public health menace. It challenges these discourses of alterity, of the sex worker as “other” and their antithetical constructions of women’s agency. ... My Blood, Sweat and Tears is part of the broader struggle to resignify the place of sex workers internationally, especially in relation to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-04-07
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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