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Prostitution and Sex Work in Global Cinema

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 Distant Suffering, Proper Distance: Cosmopolitan Ethics in the Film Portrayal of Trafficked Women
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    Chapter 3 ‘Through Hardships To the Stars’: The Moldovan Prostitute in Nicolae Margineanu’s Schimb Valutar
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    Chapter 4 Duality and Ambiguity: Prostitution, Performance and the Vagaries of Modernity in Japanese Cinema
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    Chapter 5 The Idealization of Prostitutes: Aesthetics and Discourse of South Korean Hostess Films (1974–1982)
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    Chapter 6 Inside the ‘House of Ill Fame’: Brothel Prostitution, Feminization of Poverty, and Lagos Life in Nollywood’s The Prostitute
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    Chapter 7 Where Cabaret Meets Revolution: The Prostitute at War in Mexican Film
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    Chapter 8 Distorted Antigones: Dialectics and Prostitution in Lola and Shirins Hochzeit
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    Chapter 9 Becoming and Contradiction in the Muslim Courtesan—The Case of Pakeezah
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    Chapter 10 Le Traviate : Suffering Heroines and the Italian State Between the Nineteenth and Twenty-First Centuries
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    Chapter 11 Consumptive Chic: The Postfeminist Recycling of Camille in Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge!
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    Chapter 12 Postcards and/of Prostitutes: Circulating the City in Atom Egoyan’s Chloe
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    Chapter 13 Handbags, Sex, and Death: Prostitution in Contemporary East Asian Cinematic Urban Space
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Prostitution and Sex Work in Global Cinema
Published by
Palgrave Macmillan, January 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-64608-4
978-3-31-964608-4, 978-3-31-964607-7

Danielle Hipkins, Kate Taylor-Jones

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Country Count As %
Unknown 8 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 3 38%
Student > Bachelor 1 13%
Professor > Associate Professor 1 13%
Unknown 3 38%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Arts and Humanities 3 38%
Linguistics 1 13%
Social Sciences 1 13%
Unknown 3 38%