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No Money, No Honey!

High class prostitutes in Madrid are taking a political stand against the banking fraternity by withdrawing sexual favour until they agree to provide credit for economically challenged families and businesses. Lee Moran for the Mail online writes “bankers became so … Continue reading

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Imagining Women: Prostitution, the Aestheticization of the Whore and the Social Organization of Desire

Part three ‘Feminist Postmodernisms and Ethnographies of Difference: Between Modernity and Postmodernity’ of Maggie O’Neill’s book ‘Prostitution and Feminism: Towards a Politics of Feeling’ Looks at the ‘social organisation of desire and the aestheticization of the whore in contemporary society’. Drawing … Continue reading

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Dr Jann Matlock Scenes of Seduction: Prostitution, Hysteria and Reading Difference in Nineteenth-Century France

Jann Matlock is Senior Lecturer in the French Department at University College London, where she teaches French cultural history, film studies, and nineteenth-century French and comparative literature. She has held research fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Getty Foundation, the … Continue reading

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