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Hipkins, Danielle

Prostitution and Sex Work in Global Cinema

Hipkins, Danielle - Prostitution and Sex Work in Global Cinema, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Danielle Hipkins, Kate Taylor-Jones

Part I. Re-Viewing The Politics Of Poverty And Pity

2. Distant Suffering, Proper Distance: Cosmopolitan Ethics in the Film Portrayal of Trafficked Women
Jane Arthurs

3. ‘Through Hardships To the Stars’: The Moldovan Prostitute in Nicolae Margineanu’s Schimb Valutar

Alice Bardan

Part II. Coming To The Cinematic City In Global Modernity

4. Duality and Ambiguity: Prostitution, Performance and the Vagaries of Modernity in Japanese Cinema
Adam Bingham

5. The Idealization of Prostitutes: Aesthetics and Discourse of South Korean Hostess Films (1974–1982)
Molly Hyo Kim

6. Inside the ‘House of Ill Fame’: Brothel Prostitution, Feminization of Poverty, and Lagos Life in Nollywood’s The Prostitute

Saheed Aderinto

Part III. Transgressive Women?

7. Where Cabaret Meets Revolution: The Prostitute at War in Mexican Film
Niamh Thornton

8. Distorted Antigones: Dialectics and Prostitution in Lola and Shirins Hochzeit

Teresa Ludden

Part IV. Suffering Heroines Revisited

9.
Becoming and Contradiction in the Muslim Courtesan—The Case of Pakeezah

Aparna Sharma

10.
Le Traviate: Suffering Heroines and the Italian State Between the Nineteenth and Twenty-First Centuries
Danielle Hipkins, Katharine Mitchell

11. Consumptive Chic: The Postfeminist Recycling of Camille in Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge!

Katie N. Johnson

Part V. Re-Viewing Women In The Postmodern City

12. Postcards and/of Prostitutes: Circulating the City in Atom Egoyan’s Chloe

Fiona Handyside

13. Handbags, Sex, and Death: Prostitution in Contemporary East Asian Cinematic Urban Space
Kate Taylor-Jones

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Global Cinema, Women's Studies, Culture and Gender, Feminist Culture, Media and Communication

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Global Cinema
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319646084
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-64607-7

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