Thaddeus Blanchette is an anthropologist at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Macaé. He has researched sex work in Rio de Janeiro and southeastern Brazil since 2004. He is allied with the Davida Collective and helps represent them on the national and state anti-trafficking councils. He is a founding member and executive researcher with Prostitution Policy Watch, an extension and research project at the Institute for Regional and Urban Planning/UFRJ and Metropolitan Ethnographic Lab – LeMetro – Institute of Philosophy and Social Sciences (IFCS)/UFRJ). There Thaddeus directs research into the effects of the World Cup and the Olympic Games on sex work.
Published in: democraciaAbiertaEl poder de las putas: el movimiento de las prostitutas brasileñas en tiempos de reacción política
Enfrentadas a leyes regresivas basadas en el pánico moral sobre la explotación sexual y la trata, el movimiento de...
Published in: Beyond Trafficking and SlaveryThe power of putas: the Brazilian prostitutes’ movement in times of political reaction
Faced with regressive policies grounded in moral panics over sexual exploitation and trafficking, the Brazilian...