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Sri Lanka's global factory workers : (un)disciplined desires and sexual struggles in a post-colonial society

Hewamanne, S (2016) Sri Lanka's global factory workers : (un)disciplined desires and sexual struggles in a post-colonial society. Routledge. ISBN 9780415819862

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Abstract

Global factory workers and forbidden zones -- "Secret" lives of good girls : on romances, sexualities and unuttered desires -- Romance on the street : sexual banter and sexual harassment -- "Would good girls read such filth?" reading and writing sex among global factory workers -- In the service of the nation : sex, marriage and social mobility in times of war -- Guardians of girls : policing and saving workers in crises of love and sex -- Man-power workers, contract workers, and Tamil workers : sexual empowerment, from here to where?

Item Type: Book
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Women
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology, Department of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2016 13:13
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2017 22:24
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/18577

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