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Book Launch of Cosmopolitan Sex Workers by Christine Chin

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Nov
07
Thursday, Nov 7 2013 from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20016 (map)

Join us in celebrating the launch of Professor Christine Chin's book, "Cosmopolitan Sex Workers" with keynote speaker, Dr. V. Spike Peterson, leading IR feminist scholar and Professor of International Relations at the School of Government and Public Policy, University of Arizona. Remarks by J. Ann Tickner, Distinguished Scholar in Residence, AU, and former president of ISA.

Cosmopolitan Sex Workers is a groundbreaking look into the phenomenon of non-trafficked women who migrate from one global city to another to perform paid sexual labor in Southeast Asia. Through a new, innovative framework, Christine Chin shows that as neoliberal economic restructuring processes create pathways connecting major cities throughout the world, competition and collaboration between cities creates new avenues for the movement of people, services and goods. Loosely organized networks of migrant labor grow in tandem with professional-managerial classes, and sex workers migrate to different parts of cities, depending on the location of the clientele to which they cater.

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Speaker(s)
Christine Chin
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