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- Soft Skull Press 2009; US$ 15.99
The only thing the writers in this book have in common is that they've exchanged sex for money. They're PhDs and dropouts, soccer moms and jailbirds, $2,500-a-night call girls and $10 crack hos, and everything in between. This anthology lends a voice to an underrepresented population that is simultaneously reviled and worshipped. Hos, Hookers, Call... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1985; US$ 42.95
By Helen Reynolds, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England. CONTENTS: Introduction; Market Incentives for Prostitutes; Pimps; How Public Policy Affects Prostitution Markets; San Francisco; Steady, Indoor Work: The Legalized Brothels of Nevada; Boston's Combat Zone; The Control of Prostitution in Dallas; Some Conclusions About Prostitution. more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2013; US$ 15.99
Underneath Singapores squeaky-clean exterior is a dark realm like no other. Based on interviews with hundreds of prostitutes in Singapore and years of research, we bring you Pleasure Factory. In the Pleasure Factory, women advertise pleasure by the hour, but the only real product is pain. Night after night, these women force smiles onto their... more...
- Saqi 2013; US$ 16.99
Ming and Beata share neither the same language nor cultural background, yet their stories are remarkably similar. Both are single mothers in their thirties and both came to Britain in search of a new life: Ming from China and Beata from Poland. Neither imagined that their journey would end in a British brothel. In this chilling exposé, investigative... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99
Prostitution bears the unique title of being both the "world's oldest profession" and one of the least understood occupations. The Oxford Hanbook of the Economics of Prostitution fills the gap in our understanding. It brings together many of the top researchers in the field who explain how the prostitution markets are organized across space and... more...
- Zed Books 2013; US$ 34.95
Contains essays on the economics and sociology of sex work. From insights by sex workers on how they handle money, intimate relationships and daily harassment by police, to the experience of male and transgender sex work, this book offers theoretical discussions as well empirical case studies, providing ways to link theory with lived experiences. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.95
In the modern world our lifestyle helps to define our attitudes and values as well as show our wealth and social position. This clearly written introduction to the concept of lifestyle offers a concise guide to how the term is used in sociological accounts to refer to this modern social form. Lifestyles explores * how we should classify lifestyles... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 33.95
The advance of women through the political system has been one of the most significant developments of the second half of the twentieth century. For the first time we have seen women Prime Ministers and Presidents in Europe. Women and Political Power examines the extent of progress women have made in ten western European countries, and looks at... more...