Mulheres dominicanas invisíveis: discursos de tráfico de pessoas em Porto Rico

  • Amalia L. Cabezas Universidade Estadual de Campinas
Palavras-chave: Tráfico humano em Porto Rico. Mulheres dominicanas em Porto Rico. Trabalho sexual.

Resumo

Relatos terríveis de contrabando e tráfico de pessoas da República Dominicana em direção a Porto Rico atraiu a atenção da mídia nos últimos 20 anos. Baseado em entrevistas com agentes governamentais e não governamentais, este artigo examina a invisibilidade das necessidades e problemas de dominicanos em Porto Rico. Eu argumento que em conjunção com sua omnipresença em espaços de trabalho íntimos, frequentemente sexualizados (bares, cafés, espaços domésticos e de cuidado), as mulheres dominicanas são sujeitos invisíveis que não são consideradas como vulneráveis e merecedoras de proteção social e apoio. A racialização das mulheres dominicanas num contexto xenofóbico, suas trajetórias de trabalho sexualizado e o marco para compreender o tráfico de pessoas em níveis nacionais e internacionais fazem delas uma população invisível e ilegível, que provavelmente não receberá qualquer atenção da ou assistência social, seja ela estatal ou da sociedade civil

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Biografia do Autor

Amalia L. Cabezas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas

Recebeu um B.A. (Com honras) da faculdade de Pitzer em 1992 e um Ph.D. Em Estudos Étnicos da Universidade da Califórnia, em Berkeley, em 1998. Dr. Cabezas é o beneficiário da Comissão Europeia 2011-2012 GEMMA Erasmus Mundus terceiro país acadêmico, como Professor Visitante na Universidade de Hull, Inglaterra; O Programa de Bolsas de Pós-Doutorado do Presidente da UC de 2000-2001 (UCLA) e a bolsa de estudos do Instituto de Pesquisa em Ciências Humanas 1999-2000 da Universidade da Califórnia, em Irvine. Suas publicações incluem Economias do Desejo: Turismo Sexual em Cuba e República Dominicana, e dois livros co-editados Uma janela a Cuba e os Estudios cubanos: Uma Janela em Cuba e Estudos Cubanos e Os Salários do Império: Políticas Neoliberais, Repressão e Mulheres Pobreza. Seus numerosos artigos de revistas de revisão por pares incluem publicações na Revista Européia de Estudos Latino-Americanos e Caribenhos 2011, Perspectivas Latino-Americanas de 2008. Identidades Sociais 2006, Sinais: Jornal de Mulheres em Cultura (2004) e Cleveland Law Review (2001). Atualmente, ela está trabalhando em um estudo que examina a aplicação da Lei de Proteção às Vítimas do Tráfico no Inland Empire, nos Estados Unidos e no Porto Rico.

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2016-11-17
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Cabezas, A. L. (2016). Mulheres dominicanas invisíveis: discursos de tráfico de pessoas em Porto Rico. Cadernos Pagu, (47), 163-195. Recuperado de https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/cadpagu/article/view/8647259