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Author Bowen, Raven, author

Title Work, Money and Duality : Trading Sex as a Side Hustle / Raven Bowen ; foreword by John Lowman
Published Bristol : Policy Press, 2021


Description 1 online resource
Contents Front Cover -- Work, Money and Duality: Trading Sex as a Side Hustle -- Copyright information -- Table of contents -- List of figures and tables -- Foreword -- References -- Introduction -- Part I -- In this chapter -- Duality -- Ethics and anonymity -- Research question and methodology -- Theoretical approach to studying duality -- How many sex workers? No idea! -- Dollymop -- Class conflict -- Part II -- Education, status frustration and emotional labour -- Sex as security -- Transferable skills -- Too smart, too savvy -- The layout and chapters
1 "You can't make a living doing porn": Laith -- In or out? -- Why trade sex? -- The SIWSQ Involvement -- Why duality? -- 2 "I am the same me in bookings as I am out": Sage -- Identifying with (sex) work -- Theories of identity and becoming -- Role transition -- Rituals of movement -- The Möbius strip -- Making space: working from home and role transition -- 3 "I was an escort on a bike": Kora -- The Dual-life Relational Paradigm -- Location, location, location -- Distance, anonymity and risk -- Worlds colliding -- Duality on the go! -- "iPhones are a killer" -- Mistrust and tech surveillance
4 "Maybe it will be good for British girls because less Europeans coming into the industry": Darcy -- The EU referendum -- Brexit and (sex) work -- Hierarchies -- Whorearchies -- Colourism -- Dark Europeans and the UK whorearchy -- Freedom of movement -- The UK whorearchy -- 5 "I was outed in one of the tabloid newspapers": Anonymous -- Liar, liar -- The pains of deceit -- 6 "They are both shitty jobs ... because I'm not free": Sierra -- The violence of exclusion -- 7 "Don't judge us as different from you": Wyatt -- If sex workers were in control -- If sex workers were really treated as victims
Protection -- Banking on change -- Police protection -- Serving sex workers -- Postscript -- To contributors -- Notes -- References -- Index -- Back Cover
Summary This valuable exploration of work duality calls for recognition of the experiences of sex workers, addressing race, culture and sex work in the UK against the backdrop of Brexit. Based on extensive empirical work, it illustrates accounts of individuals who take extraordinary risks to hold jobs in both sex industries and non-sex work employment
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 01, 2021)
Subject Sex workers -- Great Britain
Prostitution -- Great Britain
Supplementary employment -- Great Britain
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology.
Sex workers
Supplementary employment
Great Britain
Form Electronic book
ISBN 144735883X