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  • The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquityby Stephanie Lynn Budin

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 46.00 US$ 37.72

    Dispels the myth of sacred prostitution in the ancient world. more...

  • Sex Marketsby Marina Della Giusta; Maria Di Tommaso; Steinar StrÝm

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Empirical and mathematically rigorous, this book provides a study of the economics of prostitution rather than focusing on the sociological and cultural themes. Using economic tools of analysis, internationally based editors have put together a theoretically informed volume that explores the supply and demand of prostitution. Prostitution is a globalized... more...

  • Rethinking Trafficking in Womenby Claudia Aradau

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    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...

  • Sex For Saleby Ronald Weitzer

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    This groundbreaking collection of essays on the sex industry contains original studies on sex work, its risks and benefits, and its political implications.† Sex for Sale †covers areas not commonly researched, including gay and lesbian pornography, telephone sex workers, customers of prostitutes, male and female escorts who work independently, street... more...

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

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 47.00

    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...

  • Ethnographies of Prostitution in Contemporary Chinaby Tiantian Zheng

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 33.00

    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...

  • Honey, Honey, Miss Thangby Leon Pettiway

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 33.95

    Many straight Americans would never embrace homosexuals as neighbors, co-workers, or friends. Still less would they accept as equals those transgendered individuals who work the streets to provide themselves with drug money. This book seeks to change that perception. It celebrates the lives of Shontae, China, Keisha, Detra, and Monique, five Afro-American... more...

  • In Pursuit of Equityby Alice Kessler-Harris

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17

    Few historians have contributed more to our understanding of the history of women, and women's effect on history, than Alice Kessler-Harris. Author of the classic Out to Work , she is one of the country's leading scholars of gender, the economy, and public policy.In this volume, Kessler-Harris pierces the skin of arguments and legislation to grasp... more...

  • Sex Work in Southeast Asiaby Lisa Law

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Southeast Asian sex workers are stereotypically understood as passive victims of the political economy, and submissive to western men. The advent of HIV/AIDS only compounds this image. Sex Work in Southeast Asia is a cultural critique of HIV/AIDS prevention programmes targetting sex tourism industries in Southeast Asia. more...

  • Men Who Sell Sexby Peter Aggleton

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 61.95

    Men Who Sell Sex is the first comprehensive international account of male prostitution and AIDS. While much is known about female prostitution and sex work, relatively little is known about men who sell sex - either to women or other men. This book brings together an authoritative collection of essays from different countries and examines sexual... more...