a sociologist and media practitioner,
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Thursday, January 15, 2009
Ruby Foo's Closes
Okay, it was part of a chain; and there is no legendary madam named "Ruby Foo" living somewhere in Queens, but the pan-Asian food and the ornate atmosphere made eating at Ruby Foo's a pleasurable experience, similar to entering an upscale bordello.
The Everyday Lives of Sex Workers in the Netherlands
This ethnographic account details the experiences of migrant and transgendered streetwalkers, and window prostitutes in The Netherlands. Through the in-depth interviews and observations, the author explores the meaning sex-workers give to their work and personal lives.