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- University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton 2004; US$ 15.95
Examines the lives of the women who work in the Zona Galactica, a state-run brothel in Chiapas' capital city. By delving into lives that would otherwise go unremarked, this book documents the modernization of the sex industry during the neoliberal era in the city of Tuxtla Gutierrez. more...
- Spinifex Press 1997; US$ 16.95
There are (at least) two competing views on prostitution: Prostitution as a legitimate and acceptable form of employment, freely chosen by women and Men?s use of prostitution as a form of degrading the women and causing grave psychological damage. In The Idea of Prostitution Sheila Jeffreys explores these sharply contrasting views. She examines... more...
- Spinifex Press 2007; US$ 16.95
Backing up theory and critical literature with hard evidence, this book refutes the idea that legalization of prostitution can be anything but a harmful contributor to the commodification of women. It explores the fallacy of the "cottage industry," the role of financial institutions in supporting prostitution, the myth of exit programs, the conflation... more...
- Soft Skull Press 2009; US$ 15.95
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 $10 crack hos, and everything in between. This anthology lends a voice to an underrepresented population that is simultaneously reviled and worshipped. Hos, Hookers, Call... more...
- Zed Books 2010; US$ 34.95
Sex Work Matters brings together sex workers, scholars and activists to present pioneering 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 the police, to the experience of male and transgender sex work, this fascinating and original book offers... 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$ 12.99
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...