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El 'trafficked' does not accurately describe migrants' lives and that the 'rescue industry' disempowers them Based on extensive research amongst both migrants who sell sex and social helpers Sex at the Margins provides a radical analysis Freuently says Agustín migrants make rational choices to travel and work in the sex i. I really wanted to like this as I share similar wariness of the rescue industry I value the author's attention to the often unspoken relationship domestic work and sex work share The way Augustin draws attention to the caricature of Migrant is powerful The conflict she describes between organizations seeking to save or rehabilitate empower etc people who engage in sex work was soberingMost likely I'm not immersed enough in the world coming from a harm reduction and public health background Does anyone else find it frustrating when you go looking for a way forward and only find problematization Yes it is necessary to look behind the motivation of an argument and steel oneself from dichotomizing every problem as good or evil But can we get a little guidanceFor instance I really bristled at the way Agustin framed epidemiological work as some big industry set on exploiting participants for numbers I fully admit there needs to be a bridge to action from collected data especially one that respects the underprivileged and meets them where they are rather than as subjects And yes Scientific work is not objective and without its own motives But it seemed to me that the author was painting fundamentalist activists and public health workers with the same brushAll said the work presented is innovative rare and definitely has merit

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Ndustry Although they are treated as a marginalised group they form part of the dynamic global economyBoth powerful and controversial this book is essential reading for all those who want to understand the increasingly important relationship between sex markets migration and the desire for social justice from the back cove. Not sure if this book is groundbreaking but it certainly is a uniue and well documented look at women who migrate to become sex workers Laura Augustin has a PhD and a refreshing attitude toward what has become called trafficking but which she shows is often the best choice a woman in the global South has of supporting herself and her family She really goes after the canard that all migrating sex workers are controlled by vicious pimps and that none of them are economic migrants looking for a better lifeAugustin does a great job in punching through the thick accretion of myth that has built up around the subject through a combination of ethnographic interviews and reviews of literature Her discussion of the rescue industry is devastating showing that much of its statistical basis is either created from whole cloth or interpolated from inadeuate or biased samples This is social science with an edge

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This groundbreaking work explodes several myths that selling sex is completely different from any other kind of work that migrants who sell sex are passive victims and that the multitude of people out to save them are without self interestLaura Agustín makes a passionate case against these stereotypes arguing that the lab. Agustin makes a compelling case here for the reconsideration of migrant sex workers that is both challenging and certainly grounds for pause on the part of humanitarians Among my own studies of late the uestion of politics within human rights work comes up time and time again The idea that competing negative viewpoints on a immigrant workers b sex workers and c women violating moral sexual norms come together to form a 'rescue industry' that in its efforts to rehabilitate women in fact disempowers them should be the concern of feminists humanitarians and those who embody the two Agustin urges readers not only to reevaluate how we envision 'sex trafficking' in the mainstream but also how we frame the issue of sex work and women's laborGreat book I read it for a women's studies course and I loved it Agustin's voice is a refreshing and brave change of pace in trafficking discourse Stand By Me: Helping your teen through tough times that selling sex is completely different from any other kind of work Toilet Trivia (Dk) that migrants who sell sex are passive victims and The Infinite Air that Three by Atiq Rahimi: Earth and Ashes, A Thousand Rooms of Dream and Fear, The Patience Stone the multitude of people out Lacanian Psychotherapy with Children: The Broken Piano (The Lacanian Clinical Field) (The Lacanian Clinical Field) to save Idiot's Guides: The Cosmos them are without self interestLaura Agustín makes a passionate case against That Risen Snow: Snow White & Zombies these stereotypes arguing The Complete Idiot's Guide to Screenwriting that The Fabulous Fibonacci Numbers the lab. Agustin makes a compelling case here for The Pythagorean Theorem: The Story of Its Power and Beauty the reconsideration of migrant sex workers One Ball of Yarn that is both challenging and certainly grounds for pause on Planetside the part of humanitarians Among my own studies of late SANDITON and A MEMOIR OF JANE AUSTEN (Cambridge World Classics) Complete Unfinished Novel Sanditon by Jane Austen and Biography by James Edward Austen (Leigh) (Annotated) (Complete Works of Jane Austen) NOOKbook the uestion of politics within human rights work comes up The House Of Gabriel time and Great Things to Do Outside: 365 Awesome Outdoor Activities time again The idea Blackpeak Vines that competing negative viewpoints on a immigrant workers b sex workers and c women violating moral sexual norms come Being Magdalene together It's a Bit Rugged, Mate to form a 'rescue industry' Mathematics and the Real World: The Remarkable Role of Evolution in the Making of Mathematics that in its efforts Critical Terms for Literary Study to rehabilitate women in fact disempowers Surrounded by Spirit them should be Hard Country: A Golden Bay Life the concern of feminists humanitarians and Circle Of Shadows those who embody The Secret Life of the Garden the Flight Club two Agustin urges readers not only Plains of Giah to reevaluate how we envision 'sex In the Hands of Strangers trafficking' in Like Wind, Like Wave the mainstream but also how we frame Land And The Ruling Class In Hong Kong the issue of sex work and women's laborGreat book I read it for a women's studies course and I loved it Agustin's voice is a refreshing and brave change of pace in Horse Show trafficking discourse

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