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The Industrial Vagina chapter 1 The Industrial Vagina , meaning The Industrial Vagina , genre The Industrial Vagina , book cover The Industrial Vagina , flies The Industrial Vagina , The Industrial Vagina 7748baea269c5 The Industrialization Of Prostitution And The Sex Trade Has Created A Multibillion Dollar Global Market, Involving Millions Of Women, That Makes A Substantial Contribution To National And Global Economies.The Industrial Vagina Examines How Prostitution And Other Aspects Of The Sex Industry Have Moved From Being Small Scale, Clandestine, And Socially Despised Practices To Become Very Profitable Legitimate Market Sectors That Are Being Legalised And Decriminalised By Governments Sheila Jeffreys Demonstrates How Prostitution Has Been Globalized Through An Examination Of The Growth Of Pornography And Its New Global Reachthe Boom In Adult Shops, Strip Clubs And Escort Agenciesmilitary Prostitution And Sexual Violence In Warmarriage And The Mail Order Bride Industrythe Rise In Sex Tourism And Trafficking In Women.She Argues That Through These Practices Women S Subordination Has Been Outsourced And That States That Legalise This Industry Are Acting As Pimps, Enabling Male Buyers In Countries In Which Women S Equality Threatens Male Dominance, To Buy Access To The Bodies Of Women From Poor Countries Who Are Paid For Their Sexual Subservience.This Major And Provocative Contribution Is Essential Reading For All With An Interest In Feminist, Gender And Critical Globalisation Issues As Well As Students And Scholars Of International Political Economy.


10 thoughts on “The Industrial Vagina

  1. says:

    I am working on a project on human trafficking in the early modern Mediterranean, and came across this fascinating and provocative book that examines the burgeoning, contemporary sex industry from a radical feminist perspective The author looks at trafficking, prostitution, pornography and shows the ways in which postfeminist scholars and the sex industry are redefining these in terms of women s agency and choice, rather than seeing such practices as examples of extreme violence against women I am working on a project on human trafficking in the early modern Mediterranean, and came across this fascinating and provocative book that examines the burgeoning, contemporary sex industry from a radical feminist perspective The author looks at trafficking, prostitution, pornography and shows the ways in which postfeminist scholars and the sex industry are redefining these in terms of women s agency and choice, rather than seeing such practices as examples of extreme violence against women The examples...


  2. says:

    I muscled my way through this book, alternately daydreaming, not paying attention to what I was reading and learning new information It is on the dry side but in moments can be quite readable and informative I think there are better books out the...


  3. says:

    Very intriguing and important work on the political economy of sex trade, something that is continuously marginalized by non feminist marxists Her positions definitely belong to an older generation of feminists who have never done participatory work with sex ...


  4. says:

    Good book on political economy of sex trade This book shows how prostitution, pornography, strip club, sex tourism, trafficking and legalization of prostitution are antithetical to gender equality It is scholarly work and has much to inform a reader, bringing inside out of the sex industry At first, Sheila Jeffreys shows how striping, sex tourism, pornography are akin to prostitution Some marriage practices are not very different from prostitution, as shown in the book The contemporary domi Good book on political economy of sex trade This book shows how prostitution, pornography, strip club, sex tourism, trafficking and legalization of prostitution are antithetical to gender equality It is scholarly work and has much to inform a reader, bringing inside out of the sex industry At first, Sheila Jeffreys shows how striping, sex tourism, pornography are akin to prostitution Some marriage practices are not very differ...


  5. says:

    Very dry and unsentimental By turns bleak and pessimistic, it s not a book to read when you re looking for hope Still, it s been a source of information and much food for thought.


  6. says:

    Interesting, but slightly narrow, look at sex work and sex workers.


  7. says:

    Jesus mother of libertarian cultural radical feminism Sheila Jeffreys is from that crazy school of feminism that makes the rest of us look loco I am anti prostitution but I don t go to the extremes of arguing it on the basis of say it is a continuation of other oppressive structures like marriage I mean really Some cultural context please Marriage as institution differs greatly between cultures In some cultures it is rooted in patriarchy, in others its pretty darn equal Anyways bas Jesus mother of libertarian cultural radical feminism Sheila Jeffreys is from that crazy school of feminism that makes the rest of us look loco I am anti prostitution ...


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  9. says:

    dis book killed me


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