Author Affiliation, Ana.
Centre for Gender and Development Studies Regional Unit
Freelancers, temporary wives, and beach-boys: Researching sex work in the Caribbean
Date of Publication
Presents insights from a research project on sex work that took place in the Caribbean region during 1997-8. Briefly summarizes common themes in historical and contemporary studies of sex work in the region, then describes the aims, methodology, and main trends of the project. It pays particular attention to the differences between definitions and experiences of sex work by female and male sex workers and of male and female tourists, as well as describing conditions in the Caribbean sex trade. Finally identifies some implications of the complexity for feminist theorizing about sex work in the region.....