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Economies of desire : sex and tourism in Cuba and the Dominican Republic

Examines the erotic underpinnings of transnational tourism. This title offers insights into the commingling of sex, intimacy, and market forces in Cuba and the Dominican Republic, two nations where tourism has had widespread effects. It reconceptualizes our understandings of informal economies, sex workers, and sexual tourism.
Print Book, English, 2009
Temple University Press, Philadelphia, Pa., 2009
xii, 218 s. : illustrations
9781592137497, 9781592137503, 1592137490, 1592137504
465626425
Introduction: Affective economies of sexualized tourism
Tourism in Cuba and the Dominican Republic
Neoliberal times in Cuba and the Dominican Republic
Eroticizing labor in all-inclusive resorts
Daughters of Yemay and other luchadoras
Tourism, sex work, and the discourse of human rights
Introduction: Affective economies of sexualized tourism. Tourism in Cuba and the Dominican Republic. Neoliberal times in Cuba and the Dominican Republic. Eroticizing labor in all-inclusive resorts. Daughters of Yemay and other luchadoras. Tourism, sex work, and the discourse of human rights