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Social Construction of Sex Work. Ethnography of Escort Agencies in Poland
Social Construction of Sex Work. Ethnography of Escort Agencies in Poland

Author(s): Izabela Ślęzak
Subject(s): Gender Studies, Rural and urban sociology, Social Norms / Social Control
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego
Keywords: sex work; escort agencies; agency managers; security guards; aggressive behaviors of clients
Summary/Abstract: The book presents the social organization of escort agencies in Poland. The author focuses on analyzing the actions of female sex workers who are seen as active entities co-creating their working conditions. The author discusses the relationships between employees of the premises, namely the women providing sex services, the managers of the agencies and the security workers. Furthermore, she analyses the interactions between sex workers and their clients. The book is addressed to people who are interested in qualitative sociology, and those who would like to understand contemporary escort agencies in Poland. It will be also interesting for employees of organizations which work with people who provide sex services.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-8142-097-6
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-8142-096-9
  • Page Count: 252
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Language: English