Labor

New York's Brazilians Fill Erotic Dancing Niche

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Many middle-class Brazilian female immigrants in New York City have turned to erotic dancing to support themselves, says Suzana Maia in her book, "Transnational Desires: Brazilian Erotic Dancers in New York." In this excerpt, she explores why.




For More Information:

Buy the book, Transnational Desires: Brazilian Erotic Dancers in New York:
http://www.powells.com/partner/34289/biblio/9780826518224?p_ti

Would you like to Comment but not sure how? Visit our help page at http://www.womensenews.org/help-making-comments-womens-enews-stories.

Would you like to Send Along a Link of This Story?
http://womensenews.org/story/labor/120622/new-yorks-brazilians-fill-erotic-dancing-niche

 
0 COMMENTS | Login or Sign Up to post comments

RELATED STORIES

Commentary

Burlesque Comeback Tries to Dance With Feminism

Prostitution and Trafficking

Brazil Tries to Stem Tide of Sex Slavery

The World

Strip Clubs Outpace Laws in Kenya

Media Stories

'Sugar Daddy' Sites Push Line on Paid Sex

TOP WENEWS STORIES

SisterSpace

Mayweather Blues: Why #BlackWomensLivesMatter
 

Labor

Top Teachers Required for All Our Small Children
 

Labor

Sri Lanka Bid for Female Workers Raises Questions
 

Labor

Guatemalan Domestic Workers Reveal a Dirty Business
 

Health

In Detroit Hospital, Black Babies Are Latching On
 

2015 Teen Voices at Women's eNews

Girls Fare Better in Open-Door Justice Programs