Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 25 items

  • Keywords: commercial sex x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Context of HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

Eileen Stillwaggon

in AIDS and the Ecology of Poverty

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195169270
eISBN:
9780199783427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169271.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the health profile of countries in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union within the context of an emerging HIV epidemic. Unlike the epidemics in most of the ... More


Commodified Sex

Mark D. West

in Lovesick Japan: Sex * Marriage * Romance * Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449475
eISBN:
9780801461026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449475.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores three areas in which Japanese courts rule and comment on commodified sex. The first two are commercial: prostitution and other kinds of sex-for-money transactions, and ... More


Female Sex Slavery or Just Women’s Work?: Prostitution and Female Subjectivity within Anti-trafficking Discourses

Lucinda Joy Peach

in Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific: Method, Practice, Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831592
eISBN:
9780824869311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831592.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes how international human rights is held out as the appropriate paradigm for empowering trafficked women and commercial sex work by otherwise ideologically opposed members of the ... More


Lovesick Japan: Sex * Marriage * Romance * Law

Mark D. West

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449475
eISBN:
9780801461026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449475.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores an official vision of love, sex, and marriage in contemporary Japan. A comprehensive body of evidence describes a society characterized by a presupposed absence of physical and ... More


Selling bodies/selling pleasure: the social organisation of sex work in Taiwan

Mei-Hua Chen

in International approaches to prostitution: Law and policy in Europe and Asia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346728
eISBN:
9781447302612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346728.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter looks at Taiwan, where licensing of some forms of prostitution was replaced in the 1990s by increased criminalisation of some activities associated with prostitution. In particular, it ... More


The Politics of Prostitution and Sex Trafficking

Ko-lin Chin and James O. Finckenauer

in Selling Sex Overseas: Chinese Women and the Realities of Prostitution and Global Sex Trafficking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772577
eISBN:
9780814769683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772577.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the results of the present study. It first deals with the issue of defining and estimating the volume of sex trafficking. Among the findings of the study are that the women ... More


Policing Prostitution

Mark E. Kann

in Taming Passion for the Public Good: Policing Sex in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770191
eISBN:
9780814759462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770191.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the policing of prostitution in early America. Parental, political, and judicial support for public officials in their efforts to arrest prostitutes and to shut down brothels ... More


Selling Sex Overseas: Chinese Women and the Realities of Prostitution and Global Sex Trafficking

Ko-lin Chin and James O. Finckenauer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772577
eISBN:
9780814769683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772577.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Every year, thousands of Chinese women travel to Asia and the United States in order to engage in commercial sex work. This book challenges the current sex trafficking paradigm that considers all sex ... More


Harm, Vulnerability, and Citizenship: Constitutional Concerns in the Criminalization of Contemporary Sex Work

Vanessa Munro and Jane Scoular

in The Constitution of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673872
eISBN:
9780191752032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673872.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines how the regulation of commercial sex markets in the UK have constituted forms of (sexual) citizenship, roles for criminal law, and bases of legitimacy for state intervention. ... More


What's anti-social about sex work? Governance through the changing representation of prostitution's incivility

Jane Scoular, Jane Pitcher, Rosie Campbell, Phil Hubbard, and Maggie O'Neill

in Regulating sex for sale: Prostitution policy reform in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421067
eISBN:
9781447303169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421067.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter utilizes both critical and empirical forms of enquiry to uncover the relationship between dominant constructions of the ‘problem of prostitution’ and the associated norms that operate ... More


View: