"Moving the Social" Vol. 59 (2018): Sex Workers’ Fights — Prostitutes’ Rights Movements in European and American Countries - published

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Type: 
Journal
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, European History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Dear Colleagues,

The Institute for Social Movements of Ruhr-Universität Bochum is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Moving the Social - Journal of Social History and the History of Social Movements has been published.

It is a thematic issue on "Sex Workers’ Fights — Prostitutes’ Rights Movements in European and American Countries", guest edited by Mareen Heying, comprising the following contributions:

 

Editor's Introduction:

  • Prostitutes’ Movements — the Fight for Workers’ Rights (Mareen Heying)

Interview:

  • Activism for Sex Workers in the Netherlands: Interview with Jan Visser about Foundation and End of De Rode Draad, 1976 to 2012 (Giovanna Gilges)

Articles:

  • The German Prostitutes’ Movement: Hurenbewegung. From Founding to Law Reform, 1980 – 2002 (Mareen Heying)
  • Still We Rise — The Contemporary Sex Worker Movement in Europe in the Context of Neo-Abolitionism and Repressive Policies (Joana Lilli Hofstetter)
  • The Sex Worker Rights Movement in Canada: Challenging Legislation (Sarah Beer)
  • Compañeras de la calle: Sex Worker Organising in Latin America (Kate Hardy, Megan Rivers-Moore)

Review:

  • What is New in the History of Social Movements? (Stefan Berger)

Further Article:

  • Governance, Politics, and Environmentalism in the Age of Mass Recreation: The Campaign Against ‘Village Lake Louise’ (Darcy Ingram, Sarah Smart)
Contact Info: 

Dr. Vivian Strotmann (Managing Editor)

Institute for Social Movements of Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

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