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Transnational Desires: Brazilian Erotic Dancers in New York

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Migrant sex workers are commonly cast as victims, moved by desperation to flee poverty and hopelessness in their home country. The Brazilian erotic dancers Suzana Maia presents in Transnational Desires, however, are women from the Brazilian middle class--some of them well-educated professionals--who migrated to the United States not just to better themselves economically but also to realize their personal dreams. Their motivation to migrate and to work as erotic dancers can also be understood in the context of a ...

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Transnational Desires: Brazilian Erotic Dancers in New York 2012, Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, TN

ISBN-13: 9780826518231

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