Sexy Ladies Sexing Ladies: Women as Consumers in Strip Clubs

  title={Sexy Ladies Sexing Ladies: Women as Consumers in Strip Clubs},
  author={Kassia Wosick-Correa and Lauren J. Joseph},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  pages={201 - 216}
Recent shifts in the consumer base of the sex industry have involved greater female attendance in strip clubs. This article examines how strip clubs and dancers incorporate female patrons into a sexualized space traditionally designed for men by identifying three interactional processes: passing over, sidestaging, and tailoring. We suggest dancers pass over women because they perceive female patron behavior to include resistance to “buying the game” and spending patterns that diverge from male… 
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