Gå till mobilversionen av bokus. Frank's ethnography draws on her work as an exotic dancer in five clubs, as well as on her interviews with over thirty regular customers-middle-class men in their late-twenties to mid-fifties. Kundrecensioner Har du läst boken? Katherine Frank's book is highly intelligent, original, illuminating, extremely readable, and, to say the least, brave. Reflecting on the customers' dual desires for intimacy and visibility, she explores their paradoxical longings for "authentic" interactions with the dancers, the ways these aspirations are expressed within the highly controlled and regulated strip clubs, and how they relate to beliefs and fantasies about social class and gender. Genom att fortsätta godkänner du vår användning av cookies.
She considers how regular visits to strip clubs are not necessarily antithetical to marriage or long-term heterosexual relationships, but are based on particular beliefs about marriage and monogamy that make these clubs desirable venues.
G-Strings and Sympathy
She considers how regular visits to strip clubs are not necessarily antithetical to marriage or long-term heterosexual relationships, but are based on particular beliefs about marriage and monogamy that make these clubs desirable venues. Focusing on the experiences of the male clients, rather than those of the female sex workers, G-Strings and Sympathy provides a nuanced, lively, and tantalizing account of the stigmatized world of strip clubs. Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest "G-Strings and Sympathy effortlessly merges the personal with the polemical, the scholarly with the serendipitous, and the earthy with the esoteric. Bloggat om G-Strings and Sympathy. Informed, intelligent, yet always accessible, Katherine Frank's writing sheds a piercing beam of light on the shadowy realm of exotic dance. Interspersed throughout the book are three fictional interludes that provide an intimate look at Frank's experiences as a stripper-from the outfits to the gestures, conversations, management, coworkers, and, of course, the customers.