Sex Worker Political Development in Costa Rica: from Informal Solidarities to Formal Organizing

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Koné, Mzilikazi;
(2014)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Political Science | Latin American studies | Women's studies | Empowerment | Human rights | Organizing | Politics | Sex workers | Transnational organizing

While many accounts of sex workers presume they lack agency, this project studies how people framed as powerless assert positions of power through social interactions, friendships, and organizing. I examine sex workers' politics and power from the perspective of a subse... View more
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