9780822332978

What's Love Got to Do With It?: Transnational Desires and Sex Tourism in the Dominican Republic

  • ISBN 13:

    9780822332978

  • ISBN 10:

    0822332973

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/01/2004
  • Publisher: Duke Univ Pr

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Summary

"In this finely hued ethnography, Denise Brennan questions how transnationalization gets transacted, imagined, and experienced through an examination of the sex trade in a specific locale, Sosua in Dominican Republic. Interweaving the grand themes of political economy and power inequities with those of desire and fantasy--and from the sides of both (foreign) customer and (local) sex worker--she has crafted a richly textured study of a 'sexscape' and its brokering of dreams as much as of money and sex."--Anne Allison, author of "Nightwork: Sexuality, Pleasure, and Corporate Masculinity in a Tokyo Hostess Club"

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