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  • Sex Tourismby Michael C. Hall; Chris Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95

    Sex Tourism examines the issues which emerge from sex worker-client interactions and from tourists visiting 'sex destinations'. It is a comprehensive summary of past research by academics and original primary and secondary research by the authors and has examples from Asia, Australasia and the USA. The authors have generated new models to show different... more...

  • Violence Sex Work in Britainby Hilary Kinnell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book is concerned with violence in the sex industry. It aims to provide an understanding of the nature of violence against sex workers and the relationship between violence, government legislation and policy, and law enforcement practices - an essential task in view particularly of the 2006 Ipswich murders and the public and media response to... more...

  • Woman's Relationship with Herselfby Helen O'Grady

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95

    Woman's Relationship with Herself explores the relationship women have with themselves and demonstrates how this relationship is often dominated by debilitating practices of self-surveillance. Employing Foucault's notion of panoptical power, Helen O'Grady illuminates the link between this kind of self-surveillance and the broader mechanisms of social... more...

  • Handbook of the Sociology of Genderby Janet Saltzman Chafetz

    Springer 2006; US$ 89.95

    Presents discussions and bibliographies on the array of subspecialities that comprise the sociology of gender. This book utilizes cross-national and historical material in addition to data on the contemporary United States. It also explores within-gender differences along racial/ethnic, social class, sexual preference, and age cohort dimensions. more...

  • Prostitution and Human Traffickingby Andrea Cauduro; Marco Lombardi

    Springer 2008; US$ 129.00

    Who is the client of trafficked prostitution? What fuels the demand for trafficked prostitution as opposed to other forms? Which are the effective policies for what type of prostitution? This book provides research that answers these questions. It explores the hidden world of human trafficking for prostitution and intends to profile its clients. more...

  • Measuring Human Traffickingby Ernesto U. Savona; Sophia Stefanizzi

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2007; US$ 119.00

    The trafficking of human beings is a major worldwide problem. Due to the scarcity, unreliability and non-comparability of existing data in the various affected countries there are serious difficulties related to the development of a comprehensive counter-strategy. Although there has been some improvement in the last years, the statistics on human trafficking... more...

  • Women in the American Westby Laura Woodworth-Ney

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 65.00

    This engaging narrative synthesizes more than 20 years of historical writing on the history of women in the American West. more...

  • Rethinking Trafficking in Womenby Claudia Aradau

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    What should be done about trafficking in women? Aradau shows that the problematization of trafficking as a security issue limits what can be done. Exploring the complex relationship between security, politics and subjectivity, this book suggests new forms of action which transcend security practices. more...

  • Ethnographies of Prostitution in Contemporary Chinaby Tiantian Zheng

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 31.00

    Based on three years of extensive fieldwork, this ethnographic study of prostitution in the metropolitan city of Dalian, China, explores the lives of rural migrant women working as karaoke bar hostesses, delving into the interplay of gender politics, nationalism, and power relationships that inhere in practices of birth control, disease control, and... more...

  • Notorious in the Neighborhoodby Joshua D. Rothman

    The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 29.99

    Notorious in the Neighborhood: Sex and Families across the Color Line in Virginia, 1787-1861 more...