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Sex and Stigma: Stories of Everyday Life in Nevada's Legal Brothels

Sarah Jane Blithe, Anna Wiederhold Wolfe, and Breanna Mohr

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479859290
eISBN:
9781479875597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859290.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Wrapped in moral judgments about sexual conduct and shrouded in titillating intrigue, legal prostitutes in Nevada’s brothels frequently face oppression and unfair labor practices while managing ... More


La Parisienne in Cinema: Between Art and Life

Felicity Chaplin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526109538
eISBN:
9781526128263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109538.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

While there have been significant contributions on la Parisienne in the fields of art history, fashion theory and culture, and cultural history, little is written on her appearance and function in ... More


Profit and Passion: Transactional Sex in Colonial Mexico

Nicole von Germeten

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297296
eISBN:
9780520969704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297296.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book recounts four centuries of the history of women labeled public women, whores, and prostitutes in New Spain’s archival records and works of literature from Spain and Mexico. Performing ... More


Sex for Sale in Scotland: Prostitution in Edinburgh and Glasgow, 1900-1939

Louise Settle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474400008
eISBN:
9781474422543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400008.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Sex for Sale in Scotland examines the various formal and informal methods that were used to police female prostitution in Edinburgh and Glasgow between 1900 and 1939 and explores how these policies ... More


A Historical Perspective of Women’s Activism in Hong Kong

Adelyn Lim

in Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter outlines the major historical aspects of women's activism during the British colonial period (1843–1997) and the emergence of feminist politics in the lead up to governance under the PRC ... More


Objectified Body/Embodied Subject1

Adelyn Lim

in Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines advocacy for the recognition of prostitution as legitimate work and sex workers as working women. The global restructuring of capital has reinforced the exploitation of gendered ... More


Archival Trouble: Researching Sex Trafficking in Early Twentieth-Century America

Jessica R. Pliley

in Researching Forced Labour in the Global Economy: Methodological Challenges and Advances

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266472
eISBN:
9780191884214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266472.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This Chapter examines the challenges that historians face when researching illicit labour and the shadow economy – in this case, prostitution and sex trafficking. It argues that generating reliable ... More


Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Holly M. Karibo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Sin City North examines the history of illicit economies in the Detroit-Windsor borderland during the post-World War II period. Karibo uncovers a thriving illegal border culture in the bars, ... More


Border Brothels: Sex Tourism in the Postwar Borderland

Holly M. Karibo

in Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

With the closing of World War II, the number of people crossing the border between Detroit and Windsor once again began to rise. Legal tourism developed as part of the postwar push towards ... More


The Presence of the Past: Controversies over Sex Work Since 1956

in Occupying Power: Sex Workers and Servicemen in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776912
eISBN:
9780804783460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776912.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the consolidation of new sexual markets that persist to this day. The 1956 law resulted in the demise of licensed sex work. The Prostitution Prevention Law and the impulse to ... More


Save the Womanhood!: Vice, Urban Immorality and Social Control in Liverpool, c. 1900-1976

Samantha Caslin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941251
eISBN:
9781789629309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941251.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Save the Womanhood examines twentieth-century anxieties about promiscuity and prostitution, and the efforts of social purists to ‘save’ working-class women from themselves. Offering an historical ... More


UK sex work policy: eyes wide shut to voluntary and indoor sex work

Teela Sanders

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/9781847421067.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the impact of government policy from 2004 on the female indoor sex markets and men who buy sex from women. It focuses on the sale of direct sexual services rather than indirect ... More


Male sex work in the UK: forms, practice and policy implications

Mary Whowell and Justin Gaffney

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/9781847421067.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter highlights some of the progress that has been made in research on male sex work, and explores the diversity of the male scene. It considers the current policy context in England and ... More


Introduction

Gillian Abel and Lisa Fitzgerald

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Prior to the passing of the Prostitution Reform Act of 2003 (PRA), although sex work in New Zealand was not deemed illegal, the activities associated with it, such as soliciting, brothel keeping, ... More


Of whalers, diggers and ‘soiled doves’: a history of the sex industry in New Zealand

Jan Jordan

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores the history of sex work in New Zealand prior to the passing of the 2003 Prostitution Reform Act. It begins by discussing the impact of colonisation and the attitudes towards ... More


Lobbying for decriminalisation

Tim Barnett, Catherine Healy, Anna Reed, and Calum Bennachie

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The campaign for the reform of New Zealand's sex work laws took nearly two decades. Due to the increasing awareness of the injustices of the old laws, people who were to gain from the reform began ... More


Several sides to this story: feminist views of prostitution reform

Alison Laurie

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

During the process of the decriminalisation of sex work in New Zealand, several sentiments arose. Of particular interest were the feminist sentiments that both opposed and supported the cause for law ... More


Brothel operators' and support agencies' experiences of decriminalisation

Elaine Mossman

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter is based on the Victoria University of Wellington research project that was commissioned by the Ministry of Justice. The research was commissioned to assist the Prostitution Law Review ... More


The (continuing) regulation of prostitution by local authorities

Dean Knight

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter investigates the local-government response to the Prostitution Reform Act (PRA) of 2003, with particular emphasis on the continuing regulation of prostitution after the law reform. ... More


Christchurch School of Medicine study: methodology and methods

Gillian Abel, Lisa Fitzgerald, and Cheryl Brunton

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter offers a detailed account of the methodological approach and the methods used by the University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine (CSoM) in examining the implication of the 2003 ... More


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