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Sex worker union organising

Gregor Gall

Sex worker union organising

an international study

by Gregor Gall

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prostitutes -- Labor unions -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Prostitutes -- Labor unions -- Organizing -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Labor unions -- Organizing -- Cross-cultural studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-246) and index

    StatementGregor Gall
    GenreCross-cultural studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ106 .G35 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 252 p. ;
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17203670M
    ISBN 101403949255
    LC Control Number2006044786


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Request PDF | Sex worker union organising: An international study | This is the first study of the emerging phenomenon of sex workers, asserting that they are entitled to workers’ : Gregor Gall. "Sex Worker Union Organising is the first study of the emerging phenomenon of sex workers - prostitutes, exotic dancers such as lap dancers, porn models and actresses, and sex chatline workers - asserting that their economic activities are work and as such, they are entitled to workers' rights.

This book concerns the projects and processes of sex worker unionisation and more widely forms of sex worker self-interest representation. Since the late s, sex workers have unionised themselves as collective associations of workers in their worksites in many countries.

The term ‘sex workers’, chosen by sex workers themselves, is a generic one covering all those who sell sexual.

Sex Worker Unionisation examines the challenges and opportunities offered by unionisation for Sex Workers. Exploring unionisation projects undertaken by Sex Workers in most major economies, this ground-breaking study shows how sex-workers have collectively sought to control and organise their work and working lives by co-determining the wage-effort with their de facto employers.

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Abstract. The United States of America appears at first sight to be the best place to begin analysing contemporary sex-worker unionization. This is because it has one of the biggest and most advanced domestic sex industries in the world as a result of the size of.

Sex Worker Union Organising is the first study of the emerging phenomenon of sex workers - prostitutes, exotic dancers such as lap dancers, porn models and actresses, and sex chatline workers - asserting that their economic activities are work and as such, they are entitled to workers' rights.

The Coalition of Labor Union Women was founded by union women inand the film “Norma Rae” resonated for a reason. Despite international efforts to organize sex workers. The GMB \/ IUSW in Britain -- Sex Worker Organising in Australia, The Netherlands, Germany, Canada and New Sex worker union organising book -- Propensities to Organise -- Barriers to Organising.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Sex Worker Union Organising is the first study of the emerging phenomenon of sex workers - prostitutes, exotic.

While talk of workers organising for change is always welcome, it’s important to interrogate exactly what we mean by “sex work organising” and examine the results that it produces in real life — especially if it is being held up as a radical example that the.

The hospitality and tourism sector is a large and rapidly expanding industry worldwide, and can rightfully be described as a vehicle of globalisation. Hotels are among the cornerstones of the industry often drawing workers from the most vulnerable segments of multicultural labour markets, accommodating and entertaining tourists and business travelers from around the world.

This book. The Paperback of the An Agency of Their Own: Sex Worker Union Organizing by Gregory Gall at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Sexuality & Culture serves as a compelling forum for the analysis of ethical, cultural, psychological, social, and political issues related to sexual relationships and sexual behavior.

These issues include, but are not limited to: sexual consent and sexual responsibility; sexual harassment and freedom of speech and association; sexual privacy; censorship and pornography; impact of film Reviews: 1. Sex worker unionisation is, thus, a work in progress and a battle still being fought out across the world.

My book suggests that developing an occupational form of labour unionism is the best way. 12 hours ago  It's International Worker's Day, so here's a look at a day in the life of a labor organizer. Nastaran Mohit is the organizing director of the NewsGuild of New York, which represents more than.

His previous work includes two edited volumes on union organising and books on postal workers, the labour movement in Scotland, sex workers, and finance workers. He writes regular columns for the Morning Star, Solidarity and The Guardian's 'comment is free'.

Customer s: 1. Gregor Gall was formerly professors of industrial relations at the universities of Bradford, Hertfordshire and Stirling. He is the author of ten books, editor of another ten and has published over. Sex workers’ organisations cannot content themselves with providing services to their communities.

Politics is the heart of all sex worker organising We published the book. GREGOR GALLis Research Professor of Industrial Relations and Director of the Centre for Research in Employment Studies at the University of Hertfordshire, UK.

His previous work includes two edited volumes on union organising and books on postal workers, the labour movement in Scotland, sex workers, and finance workers.

work. As with some other precarious forms of work, sex workers may either fear victimization from employers or may see them as on the same side against the state, discouraging independent trade union-style organization. In many countries, sex worker union organizing has been limited or non-exis.

The book looked at unions from two perspectives: first, what we called the monopoly face of union – unions acting as raisers of benefits for their members – and second, the voice face of unions, or how unions represented labour in the workplace and in the body politic, giving voice to people who otherwise wouldn’t have had much say.

To do so, we argue that AMMAR (Asociación de Mujeres Meretrices de Argentina), the Argentinean sex workers’ union, has used a strategy of “affective organizing.” Drawing on a participatory project developed with and involving sex worker activists from AMMAR, the article examines interviews, questionnaires, and participant observations.

By the s, sex workers in Asia and Latin America also began formally organizing, and the s saw the beginning of formal sex worker activism in Kenya, Mali and South Africa. Even before transgender sex worker Sylvia Rivera threw a brick and sparked the Stonewall Riot inthese trailblazing activists and allies challenged criminal sex laws and “whorephobia,” and were active in struggles for gay liberation, women’s rights, reproductive justice, union organizing, and prison abolition.

To Live Freely in This World is the first book to tell the story of the brave activists at the beating heart of the sex workers’ rights movement in Africa-the newest and most vibrant face of the. His previous work includes two edited volumes on union organising and books on postal workers, the labour movement in Scotland, sex workers, and finance workers.

He writes regular columns for the Morning Star, Solidarity and The Guardian's 'comment is free'. Buy at Local Store. Sex Workers Outreach Project Inc ABN: 38 | Authority to Fundraise CFN: SWOP acknowledges the traditional owners of the land on which we operate throughout NSW. SWOP also acknowledges the Elders and in particular those visiting this website.

And if by some miracle a union organizing effort was successful, the union would represent only the one store that employed only a fraction of the corporation’s workforce, making it difficult to influence broader industry standards. When we look at the job categories that are adding the most workers today we see the same story.

The organizing. While most of the book centers on San Francisco and New York, Chateauvert mentions a wide variety of sex worker organizing projects across.

A manual created by the Exotic Dancers Union in San Francisco from their experiences organizing a union at the Lusty Lady strip club in A valuable book both for those organizing sex workers and workers in general. A good overview of the NLRB election process, but also general tips on organizing and direct action.

In Sex Workers Unite: A History of the Movement from Stonewall to Slutwalk (Beacon Press), author Melinda Chateauvert reveals the relatively unknown history of sex workers’ involvement in LGBT civil rights protests in the United States, as well as their efforts to organize for legalization and regulation of their trade.

Chateauvert sits us on. Tea Antimony, a sex worker and organizer with the Brooklyn chapter of Sex Workers Outreach Project, said the stigmas of sex work reflect social prejudices. They won the PEN Open Book Award in. Long before the United Farm Workers Union (UFW) began organizing in the s, farm workers had been contesting the unique challenges of working in the fields.

This richly illustrated online short book examines the long history of farm workers and their activism in ten chapters. Beginning with the first labor force, a mix of Native Puget Sound. Five Thoughts On Organizing Decriminalized Sex Workers In America.

Marcus K. Dowling. Follow. 11 min read. Decriminalization of sex work. Internationally, sex worker rights organisations (Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics (COYOTE), the English Collective of Prostitutes (ECP), De Rode Draad and SWAI) evolved to challenge traditional constructions of prostitution and to raise awareness of sex workers’.

Union membership has been in decline for years. Fifty years ago, approximately 35 percent of the American work force belonged to a union. Today, unions represent less than eight percent of American workers in the private sector and percent of all workers. To reverse this trend, unions are engaging in increasingly aggressive efforts to boost their membership.

Two union-organizing tactics. Sex worker organizing could be a model for this sort of work: There is a deep history of mutual aid and redistribution—both formal and informal—within the sex worker community.

Sex worker organizing is a different animal in the United States, where the word “prostitute” connotes crime, sin and images of Third World slavery. The International Union of Sex Workers. Books Music Art & design with information about union organizing to co-workers and posting them on bulletin boards in the warehouse in response to .