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Title Women and sex work in Cambodia : blood, sweat and tears / Larissa Sandy.
Imprint New York : Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource (157 pages).
Series ASAA Women in Asia Series
ASAA women in Asia series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Prostitution -- Cambodia.
Prostitutes -- Cambodia -- Social conditions.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of figures; Series editor''s foreword; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 Filles malades: sex work in French Cambodia, 1863-1953; 3 Sihanouk''s ''Thesis A and B'': sex work in post-independence Cambodia; 4 The social and cultural context of sex work; 5 Just choices: the moral and political economies of sex work; 6 Core transmitter/sex slave: ten years of regulating sex work (1998-2008); 7 Conclusion: blood, sweat and tears; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Prostitution is strongly embedded in local cultural practices in Cambodia. Based on extensive original research, this book explores the nature of prostitution in Cambodia, providing explanations of why the phenomenon is so widely tolerated. It outlines the background of the French colonial period, with its filles malades, considers the contemporary legal framework, and analyses the motivations for sex work, examining in particular how women become locked into debt bondage. Overall the book provides significant contributions to wider debates about sex work, sex trafficking and the constrained n.
Other Title Print version: Sandy, Larissa. Women and Sex Work in Cambodia : Blood, sweat and tears. Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014 9780415681599