Business Women and Exit Programs

Jens Kofod

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    Abstrakt

    Contemporary research on prostitution tends to treat it either as a social problem that needs to be solved by criminalizing customers and supportive social programs (exit programs) or as a manifestation of female agency. This article analyzes Danish ethnographic interview and observations with the so-called dominatrices. The theoretical concepts, boundary markers and body schema, are applied to identify dominatrices’ perception of themselves as businesswomen not representing a social problem. The dominatrices are used to discuss tailoring of exit programs, and the article concludes that core elements in these programs need to change if the dominatrices should be provided relevant opportunities to pursue a different profession.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    TidsskriftSage Open
    Vol/bind8
    Udgave nummer4
    Antal sider11
    ISSN2158-2440
    DOI
    StatusUdgivet - 2018

    Emneord

    • prostitution
    • exit programs
    • dominatrices

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