Producing the Acceptable Sex Worker: An Analysis of Media Representations By Gwyn Easterbrook-Smith Cover Image
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This book considers sex worker representation in the news, where the public draws their understanding of the industry in the absence of lived interaction with it. Using New Zealand as a case study, the author encourages emerging acceptability based on neoliberal postfeminist discourses of choice, desire, authenticity, and personal responsibility.

About the Author

Gwyn Easterbrook-Smith is a researcher, lecturer and commentator currently based in Wellington, New Zealand. They have most recently taught at Massey University. They were awarded a PhD in Media Studies from the Victoria University of Wellington in 2018. Their research deals primarily with media representations of the sex industry, with a particular interest in how these operate under New Zealand's legal model of decriminalisation.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781538165140
ISBN-10: 1538165147
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: February 25th, 2022
Pages: 212
Language: English