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Zona Norte the post-structural body of erotic dancers and sex workers in Tijuana, San Diego and Los Angeles : an auto/ethnography of desire and addiction

Hemmingson, Michael A
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  • Creator by Michael Hemmingson
  • Format Books
  • Publication Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, 2008.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (207 p.)
  • ISBNs 128233445X, 9786612334450, 1443812013
  • OCLC ocn827209205

Summary

  • Zona Norte: The Post-Structural Body of Erotic Dancers and Sex Workers in Tijuana, San Diego and Los Angeles: An Auto/ethnography of Desire and Addiction started out as an ethnographic study of prostitution on both sides of the U.S./Mexican border and, as cultural anthropologist Michael Hemmingson explains, turned inward as a study of the self, or what is referred to as "auto/ethnography" in today's lexicon of qualitative research. The author studies himself within the culture of the Other --...

Notes

  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [178]-194) and index.
  • English

Contents

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; PROEM; INTRODUCTION; PART I; CHAPTER ONE; EXCURSUS A; CHAPTER TWO; EXCURSUS B; CHAPTER THREE; EXCURSUS C; CHAPTER FOUR; EXCURSUS D; CHAPTER FIVE; PART II; CHAPTER SIX; CHAPTER SEVEN; EXCURSUS E; CHAPTER EIGHT; CODA; APPENDIX A; APPENDIX B; REFERENCES; INDEX