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The Devil’s Chain

Keely Stauter-Halsted

in The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454196
eISBN:
9781501701665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454196.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that one of the most overwrought themes in Polish prostitution narratives is the image of Jews dominating overseas trade in women. Unlike domestic prostitution, which was ... More


Female Activism and the Shadow State

Keely Stauter-Halsted

in The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454196
eISBN:
9781501701665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454196.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the “Alfonse Pogrom” of May 1905, which gives rise to other antiprostitution initiatives that were led by female activists. During the pogrom, throngs of angry workers stormed ... More


“Hata watufanyeje, kazi itaendelea”: Everyday Negotiations of State Regulation among Female Sex Workers in Nairobi, Kenya

Chimaraoke Izugbara

in Policing Pleasure: Sex Work, Policy, and the State in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785089
eISBN:
9780814785102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785089.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the intricate set of arrangements employed by sex workers in Nairobi, Kenya, to defy arrest and regulation by law enforcement agents and to protect themselves and one another ... More


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