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Sex and Stigma: Stories of Everyday Life in Nevada's Legal Brothels

Sarah Jane Blithe, Anna Wiederhold Wolfe, and Breanna Mohr

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479859290
eISBN:
9781479875597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859290.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Wrapped in moral judgments about sexual conduct and shrouded in titillating intrigue, legal prostitutes in Nevada’s brothels frequently face oppression and unfair labor practices while managing ... More


Ex-prisoners and the transformative power of higher education

David Honeywell

in Degrees of Freedom: Prison Education at The Open University

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447353065
eISBN:
9781447353089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353065.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Education

David Honeywell provides a short account of his PhD research into the Higher Education experiences of people with experience of imprisonment. In addition to charting their pathways, Honeywell is ... More


From workhouses to hospitals

Donnacha Seán Lucey

in The End of the Irish Poor Law?: Welfare and healthcare reform in revolutionary and independent Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087578
eISBN:
9781526104014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087578.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

It examines attempts by the newly independent Irish Free State to reform and de-stigmatise medical relief in former workhouse infirmaries. Such reforms were designed to move away from nineteenth ... More


Personal Bankruptcy after World War II

Mary Eschelbach Hansen and Bradley A. Hansen

in Bankrupt in America: A History of Debtors, Their Creditors, and the Law in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679563
eISBN:
9780226679730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226679730.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The bankruptcy rate was very low during World War II, but it increased quickly after the war ended. As growth in consumer credit returned to its pre-Depression trend, so did growth in the personal ... More


Conclusion and Epilogue

Mary Eschelbach Hansen and Bradley A. Hansen

in Bankrupt in America: A History of Debtors, Their Creditors, and the Law in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679563
eISBN:
9780226679730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226679730.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The conclusion reviews four themes in the evolution of bankruptcy and bankruptcy law. First, long run growth in personal bankruptcy comes from growth in the supply of credit at the extensive margin. ... More


How a Focus on Learning Mechanisms Can Change Our Understanding of Mental Disorders

Andreas Heinz

in A New Understanding of Mental Disorders: Computational Models for Dimensional Psychiatry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036894
eISBN:
9780262342841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036894.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

The last chapter summarizes the previous findings and suggests that focusing on learning mechanisms can help to appreciate the malleability and diversity of human behavior. It is suggested that ... More


The Case of Leroy: Shame, Violence and Reputation

Deborah Jump

in The Criminology of Boxing, Violence and Desistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203240
eISBN:
9781529203264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203240.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Leroy’s story discusses boxing’s appeal as a mechanism to avoid shame. It tells the story of Leroy and his upbringing in a ‘hard’ working class environment that valued toughness and respect. With a ... More


The Illinois Park: Closer to Middle Class

Sonya Salamon and Katherine MacTavish

in Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713217
eISBN:
9781501709685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713217.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The Illinois trailer park has generous lots, amenities, and liberal pet rules. Choosing this trailer park over alternative local options highlights parental priorities for: affordable housing and ... More


Theories of Organizing, Secrecy, and Stigma

Sarah Jane Blithe, Anna Wiederhold Wolfe, and Breanna Mohr

in Sex and Stigma: Stories of Everyday Life in Nevada's Legal Brothels

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479859290
eISBN:
9781479875597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859290.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter presents important theoretical contexts for understanding life in legal brothels, including hidden organizations, dirty work, stigma, privacy, and secrecy. Many organizations hide ... More


When Transferable Skills Can’t Transfer: Stigma and Worker Mobility

Sarah Jane Blithe, Anna Wiederhold Wolfe, and Breanna Mohr

in Sex and Stigma: Stories of Everyday Life in Nevada's Legal Brothels

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479859290
eISBN:
9781479875597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859290.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In Chapter 7 the authors explore the difficulties legal prostitutes experience transitioning out of sex work. Employers often seek universal or “transferrable” skills when hiring, and are less ... More


Selling Intimacy: Emotional Experiences of Sex Work

Sarah Jane Blithe, Anna Wiederhold Wolfe, and Breanna Mohr

in Sex and Stigma: Stories of Everyday Life in Nevada's Legal Brothels

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479859290
eISBN:
9781479875597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859290.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In this chapter, the authors examine how practices of secrecy inform emotion management and support-seeking behaviors. The findings suggest that concealment practices serve protective functions, ... More


Managing Work-Life Commitments in Legal Prostitution

Sarah Jane Blithe, Anna Wiederhold Wolfe, and Breanna Mohr

in Sex and Stigma: Stories of Everyday Life in Nevada's Legal Brothels

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479859290
eISBN:
9781479875597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859290.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In this chapter, the authors present data from participants about how legal prostitutes manage work and life boundaries. They argue that work-life management practices are different for stigmatized ... More


Brothels as Hidden Organizations

Sarah Jane Blithe, Anna Wiederhold Wolfe, and Breanna Mohr

in Sex and Stigma: Stories of Everyday Life in Nevada's Legal Brothels

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479859290
eISBN:
9781479875597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859290.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the nature of the revelation-concealment dialectic faced by the brothels as these organizations work to strategically build visibility despite external pressures to keep them ... More


Black Megachurches and HIV/AIDS: Beliefs and Behavior in Unsettled Times

Sandra L. Barnes

in Live Long and Prosper: How Black Megachurches Address HIV/AIDS and Poverty in the Age of Prosperity Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249565
eISBN:
9780823252619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249565.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter summarizes the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the Black community and the Black Church's limited response to it as the context for an analysis of Black megachurch responses to the social problem. ... More


Destigmatising mental illness?: Professional politics and public education in Britain, 1870-1970

Vicky Long

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085819
eISBN:
9781781706404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085819.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Challenging the assumption that the stigma attached to mental illness stems from public ignorance and irresponsible media coverage, this book examines mental healthcare workers’ efforts to educate ... More


The Anatomy of Ethnography: Diagnosing Folkloristics and the Conceptualization of Disability

Andrea Kitta and Trevor J. Blank

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

The introduction examines current and lacking trends within the folkloristic study of disability, healthy, trauma, and stigma while setting up the volume’s place within the emergent scholarly ... More


Exploring Esoteric and Exoteric Definitions of Disability: Inclusion, Segregation, and Kinship in a Special Olympics Group

Olivia Caldeira

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Folklorist William Hugh Jansen’s (1959) classic work on esoteric and exoteric folklore has frequently been used to understand how groups identify themselves and others, but this classification ... More


Invoking The Relative: A New Perspective on Family Lore in Stigmatized Communities

Sheila Bock and Kate Parker Horigan

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

In chapter 3, “Invoking the Relative: A New Perspective on Family Lore in Stigmatized Communities,” Sheila Bock and Kate Parker Horigan further extend this volume’s section on disability, ... More


Tales from the Operating Theater: Medical Fetishism and the Taboo Performative Power of Erotic Medical Play

London Brickley

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

In chapter 9, “Tales from the Operating Theater: Medical Fetishism and the Taboo Performative Power of Erotic Medical Play,” London Brickley invites readers into a fetishist community revolving ... More


Falling Out of Performance: Pragmatic Breakdown in Veterans’ Storytelling

Kristiana Willsey

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Unfortunately, coming to terms with disability and trauma are all too familiar foes for American combat veterans, many of whom receive inadequate, delayed, or nonexistent treatment options upon ... More


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