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I Only Do It for the Money: Pornography, Prostitution, and the Business of Sex

Linda LeMoncheck

in Loose Women, Lecherous Men: A Feminist Philosophy of Sex

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195105568
eISBN:
9780199852949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105568.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Feminists from a variety of theoretical backgrounds target the sex industry as a paradigm of the institutionalized sexual subordination of women. Liberal feminists, who believe women's sexual ... 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


Review of the Prostitution Reform Act

Paul Fitzharris and Aline Taylor

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/9781847423344.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter provides a summary of the findings of the Prostitution Law Review Committee and its recommendations to the Minister of Justice. It was written by Paul Fitzharris, who chaired the ... More


Conclusion

Susan Dewey

in Neon Wasteland: On Love, Motherhood, and Sex Work in a Rust Belt Town

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266902
eISBN:
9780520948310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266902.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that the individual life choices of the dancers, and their perceptions of sustainable alternatives to work in the legal sex industry must be understood in the context of feminized ... 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


Regulating sex for sale: Prostitution policy reform in the UK

Jo Phoenix (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421067
eISBN:
9781447303169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421067.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Recent years have seen a ‘quiet revolution’ in the way that the sex industry is regulated and governed. The consensus around what the problems of prostitution are has broken down and in its place a ... More


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

Gillian Abel, Lisa Fitzgerald, and Catherine Healy (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

New Zealand was the first country in the world to decriminalise all sectors of sex work. This book looks its experience of decriminalisation. It provides first-hand views and experiences of this ... 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


Everyday Survival Strategies

Susan Dewey

in Neon Wasteland: On Love, Motherhood, and Sex Work in a Rust Belt Town

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266902
eISBN:
9780520948310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266902.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter offers a critical analysis of dancers' decision-making processes, some of which have had extremely negative effects on their lives. It discusses how Vixens' dancers negotiated the ... More


Feminized Labor and the Classed Body

Susan Dewey

in Neon Wasteland: On Love, Motherhood, and Sex Work in a Rust Belt Town

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266902
eISBN:
9780520948310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266902.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the feminization of poverty and concomitant pervasive sexualization of femininity evident in almost all spheres of life in the United States. With the advent of ... More


Introduction: The Perfect Business?

Sverre Molland

in The Perfect Business? Anti-Trafficking and the Sex Trade along the Mekong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836108
eISBN:
9780824871505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836108.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores three facets of trafficking—global trafficking discourse, anti-traffickers, and the local context of sex commerce—along the Thai–Lao border, with a specific focus on the border ... More


Conclusion

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/9781847423344.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The New Zealand Prostitutes's Collective (NZPC) has played an important role in providing support for sex workers. Through it, the Prostitution Reform Act (PRA) was achieved. The Collective also ... More


Teens Trading Teens

Sverre Molland

in The Perfect Business? Anti-Trafficking and the Sex Trade along the Mekong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836108
eISBN:
9780824871505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836108.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the ways in which recruitment is carried out in the sex industry and the implications for interpreting them in the context of trafficking definitions. More specifically, it ... More


Sex Work

Annuska Derks

in Khmer Women on the Move: Exploring Work and Life in Urban Cambodia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831288
eISBN:
9780824869182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831288.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how the poor conditions in the red-light districts in Phnom Penh have contributed to the image of a “gruesome” sex industry in Cambodia. Western media reports depict Cambodia ... More


“I Have My Own Room on 139th Street”: Black Women and the Urban Sex Economy

LaShawn Harris

in Sex Workers, Psychics, and Numbers Runners: Black Women in New York City's Underground Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040207
eISBN:
9780252098420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040207.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores black women's multilayered roles within New York's sex commerce, moving beyond widely accepted historical interpretations that position black sex laborers primarily as street ... More


Three When Flesh Glittered: Selling Sex in Sasebo and Tokyo

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/9780804776912.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter reviews the changing topography of the sex markets with the influx of servicemen and the delicensing of the commercial sex industry. Sex workers have been classified according to their ... More


Burning for (Mother) Europe

Nicola Mai

in Mobile Orientations: An Intimate Autoethnography of Migration, Sex Work, and Humanitarian Borders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226584959
eISBN:
9780226585147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585147.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 5 draws on original research with young men working as “professional fiancés” in the tourist sex industry in Tunisia. Drawing on the author’s autoethnographic experience as a tourist who ... More


The “Comfort Women” and the Voices of East Asian Modernity

Joshua D. Pilzer

in Vamping the Stage: Female Voices of Asian Modernities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824869861
eISBN:
9780824875695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869861.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Korea’s colonial modernity (1910-45) notably produced both female pop stars and legions of sex workers, a sex-industrial development which reached its zenith in the “comfort women,” the Japanese ... More


“The Sources of Courtesanship”: African American Women's Wage Work, the Informal Economy, and the Search for Independence

in I've Got to Make My Livin': Black Women's Sex Work in Turn-of-the-Century Chicago

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226055985
eISBN:
9780226056005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226056005.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the paths of African American women to the sex industry in Chicago. It explains that these women were restricted to low-paying domestic employment and they frequently looked for ... More


Introduction: A Special Business

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/9780804776912.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores how and why the arrival of masses of foreign soldiers shifted the long-established landscape of the sex industry in fundamental ways. The period of this study considers the most ... More


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