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  • Safer Sex in the Cityby David Canter; Maria Ioannou; Donna Youngs

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 134.95

    Thoroughout history prostitution has always been present and has usually been a source of fierce debate. Societies have either grudgingly tolerated it or tried (always unsuccessfully) to ban it. But with the emergence of much more overt acceptance of all forms of sexual activity it has become more apparent that sex workers who ply their trade on the... more...

  • Sex Worker Union Organisingby Gregor Gall

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 125.00

    This is the first study of the emerging phenomenon of sex workers, asserting that they are entitled to workers' rights. Drawing on examples from Australia, Britain, Canada, Germany, The Netherlands, New Zealand and the USA the book analyzes the contexts for this struggle and the opportunities and challenges facing these unionization projects. more...

  • Making Sense of Prostitutionby Dr Joanna Phoenix

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 46.00

    This book provides a compelling analysis of the conditions in which women are sustained within prostitution in Britain at the end of the millennium. Based on a major empirical study, it is a unique glimpse into how some women, who live lives completely torn apart by poverty, violence and criminalization, are able to understand their lives in prostitution... more...

  • Prostitutionby Teela Sanders; Maggie O'Neill; Jane Pitcher

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 59.00

    With authors are leading authorities on this subject area, this book is unique in that it encompasses issues relating to male and transgender sex workers, as well as female sex workers. more...

  • The Family Silverby Susan Krieger

    University of California Press 1996; US$ 28.95

    In an inventive and controversial collection of essays, sociologist Susan Krieger considers the many forms of wealth, both material and emotional, that women pass on to each other. This domestic heritage?the "family silver"?is the keystone for a discussion of mother-daughter relationships, intimate relationships between lesbians, ties between students... more...

  • The Secret History of Georgian Londonby Dan Cruickshank

    Random House 2010; US$ 20.38

    Georgian London evokes images of elegant buildings and fine art, but it was also a city where prostitution was rife, houses of ill repute widespread, and many tens of thousands of people dependent in some way or other on the wages of sin. The sex industry was, in fact, a very powerful force indeed, and in The Secret History of Georgian London ,... more...

  • Encyclopaedia of Feminist Theoriesby Lorraine Code

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95

    The path-breaking Encyclopedia of Feminist Theories is an accessible, multidisciplinary insight into the complex field of feminist thought. The Encyclopedia contains over 500 authoritative entries commissioned from an international team of contributors and includes clear, concise and provocative explanations of key themes and ideas. Each entry... more...

  • Jewish White Slave Trade and the Untold Story of Raquel Libermanby Nora Glickman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 120.00

    Describes the prostitution industry form Poland to Argentina from the 1880s to the 1930s. The text follows the life and career of Raquel Liberman, a Polish Jewish prostitute and victim of the white slave trade. more...

  • Female Sex Traffickingby Vidyamali Samarasinghe

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Trafficking of women and girls for purposes of sexual exploitation across the globe is widely acknowledged as a leading criminal activity. Women of poor countries are particularly vulnerable to sex trafficking. This book identifies the patterns, causes and consequences of female sex trafficking in Nepal, Cambodia and the Philippines. Using empirical... more...

  • China, Sex and Prostitutionby Elaine Jeffreys

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    China, Sex and Prostitution is a topical and important critique of recent scholarship in China studies concerning sexuality, prostitution and policing. Jeffrey's arguments are constructed in the form of detailed analysis of a wide range of primary texts, including documents, press reports, police report, and policy and legal pronouncements, and secondary... more...