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Lap dancers piled high and sold cheap – pole skills on decline

BRITAIN’S lap dancers are in decline. Not in number, but in skills. Because dancers pay to dance – like mini-cab driver paying to be on a roster – the rising number of clubs means an increasing number of women are willing to pay to earn.

Dr Teela Sanders and Dr Kate Hardy, from the University of Leeds, have conducted a study of 200 performers in the lap-dancing club scene.

Dr Sanders says many dancers have “never even used a pole”. Adding:

“There’s been a real change. The aesthetics of the dancers has overtaken, as well as the skills of flirting and chatting.”

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Posted: 10th, April 2012 | In: The Consumer | Comments (90)


Leeds University Advertises For A Lap Dance ‘Research Officer’ For Science Project

LEEDS University is adverting for a “Research Officer” to investigate “The rise and regulation of lap dancing and the place of sexual labour and consumption in the night time economy.”

Replies should be addressed to the Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law
School of Sociology and Social Policy.

The job description is gorgeous. Grab a light pen and get ready to take notes:

You will work on an ESRC funded study on the rise and regulation of lap dancing and the place of sexual labour and consumption in the night time economy. The post will involve qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis. It is based in Leeds, although some travel to other cities may be necessary.

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Posted: 28th, November 2009 | In: Key Posts, Money | Comment (1)