Prostitution Tourism Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Prostitution Tourism
An examination of prostitution tourism and neoliberalism in Jamaica.
# 144414 | 2,500 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Sociology (General) , Tourism (General) , Gender and Sexuality (General)


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The paper discusses how contemporary mass tourism, in the context of neoliberal globalization, is a multibillion transnational industry whose marketing of countries, cultures and human bodies as commodities of production and sale interweaves a range of complex racialized and gendered stereotypes. The paper suggests that perhaps in no part of the world is this function of transnational tourism so visible for study as in the Caribbean; a region "universally invoked as a signifier of sun, sand and sea hedonistic holiday experiences" (Daye 19). The paper shows how many countries of the Caribbean have been successfully marketed by the global tourism industry as neo-colonial "economies of pleasure" where local populations service male and female tourists from North America and Western Europe (Kempadoo 24).

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"Contemporary mass tourism, in the context of neoliberal globalization, is a multibillion transnational industry whose marketing of countries, cultures and human bodies as commodities of production and sale interweaves a range of complex racialized and gendered stereotypes. Perhaps in no part of the world is this function of transnational tourism so visible for study as in the Caribbean; a region "universally invoked as...""

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