memo3 - In the interaction with other people, it is not...

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In the interaction with other people, it is not possible to have some sort of  emotional exchange as well, but this is said not to be the case with prostitution.  Through out all these articles there is this idea that prostitutes can have these  relationships without emotional attachment to the client, but it seems that their  really isn’t a lack of attachment, merely an ability to appear devoid of emotion for  a brief period. Bernstein calls this ability ‘bounded authenticity,’ which is where men only  want the experience (of using a prostitute) if they can buy the fantasy of that  encounter.  This ‘bounded authenticity’ is something where the fantasy is safely  contained within the boundaries of economic exchange, nothing more.  What  makes this seem very unrealistic is the idea that came from the  Barbra  article  where she discussed the feelings she got from her regular clients.  This is not to 
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course SOC 180C taught by Professor Mattson during the Spring '08 term at Mills College.

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