Is the lap dancer sector being brought down by finance? Is the British knowledge base being eroded?
The study by Teela Sanders and Kate Hardy from Leeds University warns of “de-skilling” across the industry. Dr Sanders said many dancers had “never even used a pole”.
Researchers carried out a survey of 200 lap dancers, the largest study of its kind in the UK, it was reported.
Dr Sanders said there had been a “real change” to the “aesthetics of the dancers” as well as “the skills of flirting and chatting”.
The study is due to be presented today at the British Sociological Association’s annual conference in Leeds, according to The Times.
Here is much more, and I thank a loyal MR reader, WM, for the pointer.