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Extra info for Economies of Violence: Transnational Feminism, Postsocialism, and the Politics of Sex Trafficking
Trafficking as Aberration / 23 This page intentionally left blank Part I. Global The success of feminist organizing against gender violence is considered one of the most significant for global women’s rights. To expose violence against women is to expose a basic and common experience of female subjugation. Indeed, who is not against gender violence? But the recognition of violence is not neutral; it carries specific understandings of why violence happens and even meanings of what violence is.
Both are part of a system of gender- based domination that makes violence against women and girls profitable to a mind-boggling extreme. Both prey on women and girls made vulnerable by poverty, discrimination, and violence and leave them traumatized, sick, and impoverished. Both reward predators sexually and financially, strengthening both the demand and criminal operations that ensure the supply. The concerted effort by some ngos and governments to disconnect trafficking from prostitution—to treat them as distinct and unrelated phenomena—is nothing less than a deliberate political strategy aimed at legitimizing the sex industry and protecting its growth and profitability.
Bernstein provocatively argues that in order to address the burgeoning economy in commercial sexual services, which includes circumstances of exploitation, “a sober analysis of the global inequalities (of sex, of class, of race, and of nation) that drive women into sexual l abor, and of the ways that these inequalities are themselves created through specific practices and policies” is needed (185). And it is this analysis of the broader political economy of precarious l abor that is missing from most approaches to antitrafficking.