Representing Sex Work


In this section, we’ve included some ethical, theoretical, practical and contextual questions we feel we may need to address.  Some of the questions have specific answers, while others are open-ended. QUESTIONS OF REPRESENTATION/SPECIFIC TO THIS GAME: 1. How can we normalize sex work while conveying the dangers associated with it? Finding a balance between representing …

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Representing Sex Workers in the Canadian Newspaper

The news media, and especially the daily newspaper, can play a critical role in shaping our understanding of the world around us. For many people, newspapers dictate the social issues they learn about and how they interpret them, in effect “construct[ing] social realities” (Van Brunschot, Sydie & Krull, 2000, p.51). Not only can news reporting …

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