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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This is a richly detailed account of the way the sex industry works, and one of the few empirical studies that investigates the off street industry in Britain. The book seeks to advance a greater knowledge of the social organisation of the sex industry by uncovering the day-to-day activities of women involved in the indoor markets. What types of occupational... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 19.73
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 , Dan... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
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...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09
Bank closings, soup kitchens, bread lines, unemployed workers begging for work--these images defined the 1930s and '40s in America. For African Americans the era was a study in contrasts: black workers had the highest unemployment rate at a time when black leaders held important positions in Franklin Roosevelt's administration; New Deal legislation... more...
- 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...