Challenging 'place': leaving home for sex

Laura María Agustín
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This is an essay on the construction of place as it relates to the motivations for women to leave the places of their birth in search of new places to live and work.

Section headings include:

  • Research in a marginal place: Geographies of exclusion

  • Discourses of leaving home

  • Displacement or misplacement? Questions of will and 'choice'

  • Finding pleasure in the margins

  • Social constructs of prostitutes' 'place'

  • Milieux as workplaces

  • …and milieux as borderlands


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