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'Transnational Social Mobility Strategies and Quality of Work Among Latin-American Women Sex Workers in Spain'

LAURA OSO CASAS

La compañera Laura Oso Casas (2016) acaba de publicar 'Transnational Social Mobility Strategies and Quality of Work Among Latin-American Women Sex Workers in Spain', en Sociological Research Online.


Cita: Laura Oso Casas (2016). 'Transnational Social Mobility Strategies and Quality of Work Among Latin-American Women Sex Workers in Spain', Sociological Research Online. 21(4)11. DOI: 10.5153/sro.4129.

 

Abstract

The aim of this article is to analyse the quality of work of two of the main types of female sex work in Spain (clubs and in-call flats). In order to do so I will focus on the following working dimensions: wages, power relations, skills, alienation, health, violence, work life and stigma. Firstly, the article seeks to highlight the structural factors that condition the quality of work of Latin American female sex workers in Spain. These factors are closely connected to policies regarding migration and sex work, which foment irregular work arrangements (undocumented migrants and informal workers). Secondly, I analyse entry formats (indebted or autonomous migration) and how they impact on working conditions. Thirdly, the article considers the migrant women's work choices and the resulting living and working conditions they may encounter. I intend to show that Latin American women sex workers in Spain might opt for a certain type of work within the context of strategic decisions, as linked to their migratory and social mobility projects. These decisions have a family and a transnational scope (country of origin, country of destination). The analysis presented is based on qualitative fieldwork (semi-structured interviews) carried out in Galicia (north-west Spain).

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