Defining the emotional contours of exotic dance

@article{Lerum2004DefiningTE,
  title={Defining the emotional contours of exotic dance},
  author={Kari A. Lerum},
  journal={Sexuality and Culture},
  year={2004},
  volume={8},
  pages={44-52}
}
Recent years have witnessed a surge of investigative and reflective writings about sex work, many by sex workers themselves. Katherine Frank and Elisabeth Eaves’ books are recent additions to this growing field of study. In G-Strings and Sympathy: Strip Club Regulars and Male Desire, Katherine Frank analyzes the contexts and meanings of strip clubs for heterosexual male clients. In Bare: On Women, Dancing, Sex, and Power, Elisabeth Eaves recounts her experiences as a peep show dancer and… 
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Based on her experiences as a stripper in a city she calls Laurelton—a southeastern city renowned for its strip clubs—anthropologist Katherine Frank provides a fascinating insider’s account of the
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