Wayward Women

Focusing on Huli "passenger women," this work explores the socio-economic factors that push women into the practice of transactional sex, and asks how these transactions might be an expression of resistance, or even revenge.

Wayward Women

Analyzes female agency, gendered violence, and transactional sex in contemporary Papua New Guinea. Focusing on Huli "passenger women," this work explores the socio-economic factors that push women into the practice of transactional sex, and asks how these transactions might be an expression of resistance, or even revenge.

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Wayward Women
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Holly Wardlow
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-05-08 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Analyzes female agency, gendered violence, and transactional sex in contemporary Papua New Guinea. Focusing on Huli "passenger women," this work explores the socio-economic factors that push women into the practice of transactional sex, and asks how these transactions might be an expression of resistance, or even revenge.
Wayward Women
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Lucy Williams
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-31 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

We most often think of the Victorian female offender in her most archetypal and stereotypical roles; the polite lady shoplifter, stowing all manner of valuables beneath her voluminous crinolines, the tragic street waif of Dickensian fiction or the vicious femme fatale who wreaked her terrible revenge with copious poison. Yet
The Wayward Woman
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Barbara Antoniazzi
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-18 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Through an innovating collection of sources which brings together reform, theatrical, and legal texts, The Wayward Woman: Progressivism, Prostitution, and Performance in the United States, 1888–1917 explores the Progressive attitudes toward gender roles, racial formations, and the relationship between the citizens and the state.
Wayward Women
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Jane Robinson
Categories: Women travelers
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Robinson presents some three hundred and fifty woman travellers, mostly British or American, and examines the almost one thousand books they produced. Spanning sixteen centuries, she reveals a fascinating body of literature, full of insight, wit, and courage.
Wayward Girls & Wicked Women
Language: en
Pages: 339
Authors: Angela Carter
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Penguin Group USA

Gathers eighteen stories by Katherine Mansfield, Colette, Grace Paley, and Djuna Barnes