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Intimate Tourism Markets: Money, Gender, and the Complexity of Erotic Exchange in a Costa Rican Caribbean Town

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Frohlick,Susan (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Winter2013
Published:
George Washington Institute for Ethnographic Research
ISBN:
0003-5491
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Women, Tourism, Costa Rica, travel, Heterosexuals, transnational intimacies, Women's travel, Sex tourism
Notes:
Focuses on American and European tourist women in a transnational town in Atlantic Costa Rica renown for its intimate "vibe" and independent eco-oriented tourist development, where they grappled with the unexpected monetary aspects of intimate relations with Caribbean-Costa Rican men.