Red Light by James Ridgeway
Inside the Sex Industry

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Every day thousands of ordinary people go to work in an industry whose busines is sex. Red Light showcases the work of photographer Sylvia Plachy and journalist James Ridgeway, who uncover this world through the eyes of the people who work in it, revealing a story of "sex in America" from a new and honest point of view. Photos.
 

About James Ridgeway

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A photographer since graduating from Pratt Institute in 1965, has had four photo books published. James Ridgeway is national political correspondent for the Village Voice and author of 14 books.
 
Published June 1, 1996 by powerHouse Books. 256 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Political & Social Sciences, Arts & Photography, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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The sex industry, declares Village Voice Washington correspondent Ridgeway, is an agent of social control, a safety valve for a repressed, confused patriarchal culture that transforms the hunger for s

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The sex industry, declares Village Voice Washington correspondent Ridgeway, is an agent of social control, a safety valve for a repressed, confused patriarchal culture that transforms the hunger for sex and power into a commercial product laden with worn-out male fantasies of a prefeminist world.

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