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Work, Money and Duality: Trading Sex as a Side Hustle

Raven Bowen


This book provides readers a rare opportunity to hear from some of the most hidden off-street sex workers in the population, those living dual lives, trading sex alongside ‘square’ mainstream employment. Stereotypes about who trades sex, of ‘exiting’ and transitioning to and from sex work as being chaotic, as well as simplistic, binary framings of sex work as something one is either in or out of, trapped or survived, are challenged by these sex workers whose practices uncover a fluid Continuum of Sex Industry Work and Square Work (SIWSQ) Involvement. Sex workers (Contributors) share lived expe ... More

Keywords: Sex work/Prostitution, Precarious labour, Brexit, Whorearchy, Exiting, Stigma, Role transition, Colourism, Duality, Covid-19

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781447358800
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447358800.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Raven Bowen, author
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