Tag: español

Snake Oil: A Memoir on the Rise of ‘Trafficking’

laura agustin , December 14th, 2020


­When future historians try to understand what ‘trafficking’ meant in the first 20 years of the 21st century, I hope this memoir gives them pause. Recording how my…


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Guest Post: Reflexive Anthropology: Black Women and Ethnographic Performances // Antropología Reflexiva: Mujer Negra y Actos Etnográficos

footnotes , November 9th, 2020


[Footnotes is pleased to present this guest post by Carolina Nvé Díaz San Francisco in both English and Spanish. Carolina is currently a PhD student in the Department of Anthropology…


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Mi lengua, mi origen

anthropologies , October 8th, 2020


Si bien en los países desarrollados, la migración del campo a la ciudad ha terminado, en los países en vías de desarrollo la migración campo- ciudad sigue dándose….


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Sex workers may unionise – but can prostitutes? The case of Sindicato OTRAS

laura agustin , November 26th, 2018


Last week a Madrid tribunal declared that sex workers can unionise but prostitutes can’t – or that’s what it comes down to. Sindicato OTRAS was granted conventional union…


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Migrants sell sex in flats, or are they brothels?

laura agustin , October 16th, 2017


Why does it matter where you sell sex? Although most photos attached to media stories show truncated women’s bodies standing in dark streets, the news often concerns indoors:…


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Incitement to paedophilia: It’s the zeitgeist

laura agustin , September 28th, 2017


The headline reads Spanish brothel’s “back to school” party sparks outrage in Andalusia. El Bosque is a legal club de alterne where sex workers drink, dance and chat with customers…


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Who are migrant sex workers?

laura agustin , September 22nd, 2017


You paid someone to help you leave home, travel across borders or into unknown areas of your own country. You knew you’d be selling sex but probably not…


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Sexwork and migration fiction, part 3: Location and nation

laura agustin , February 10th, 2017


Every reviewer has to mention a different defect in the book under review: That was my conclusion when reviews of Sex at the Margins were proliferating. Some of…


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