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Selling Sex in the Reich: Prostitutes in German Society, 1914-1945

Victoria Harris

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578573
eISBN:
9780191722936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578573.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the German sex trade from the lowest level upwards, focusing on the voices and experiences of the prostitutes. The book moves telescopically through four chapters. It begins with ... More


The Prostitute Milieu

Victoria Harris

in Selling Sex in the Reich: Prostitutes in German Society, 1914-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578573
eISBN:
9780191722936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578573.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter moves from the prostitute woman to the milieu of which she was a part. It asks whether prostitutes represented, as many historians have argued, a marginalized and relatively invisible ... More


The political economy of women’s human rights*: Problems of gender, violence, development and labour

Jacqui True

in The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From theory to sustainable practice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264911
eISBN:
9780191754098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264911.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter examines the question of whether there is a relationship between women's poor access to productive resources such as land, property, income, employment, technology, credit, and education, ... More


The Case of the Honest Prostitute: Sex, Work, and Freedom in the Indian Constitution

Rohit De

in A People's Constitution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174433
eISBN:
9780691185132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174433.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter studies the new laws against prostitution, enacted to enforce Article 23 of the Constitution, which sought to end the trafficking of women. For nationalists and leaders of the Indian ... More


Prostitution in Thailand: perceptions and realities

Alyson Brody

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/9781861346728.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explores the forms of legalisation that Thailand has chosen to tackle the issue of prostitution there. It describes aspects of the Thai sex trade. Next, the chapter addresses ... More


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

Sverre Molland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836108
eISBN:
9780824871505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836108.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

For those at the high end of the trafficking chain, the sex trade is an alluring and lucrative business: the supply of girls is constant, the costs of operations are low, and interference from law ... 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


Hustling, Clean and Dirty

Jennifer F. Hamer

in Abandoned in the Heartland: Work, Family, and Living in East St. Louis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520269316
eISBN:
9780520950177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269316.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reveals that people who hustle also work in the formal labor market. For East St. Louis African Americans, hustling strategies have been rooted in the city's history. Residents from East ... More


Sex in the New Republic

Keely Stauter-Halsted

in The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454196
eISBN:
9781501701665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454196.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes three conditions in Poland's commercial sex industry during the war and in the early years of the new Republic that motivated initiatives that would introduce new statutes to ... More


The Destinations

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/9780814772577.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores the social organization of the Chinese sex business in the ten research sites studied: Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei (Taiwan), Bangkok (Thailand), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Singapore, ... More


The Sex Markets

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/9780814772577.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter focuses on the modus operandi of various sex venues in the ten research sites. It classifies the sex markets into three main categories: independent, partnership, and employed. Within ... More


Conclusion: Prostitution and the Shaping of the National Community

Keely Stauter-Halsted

in The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454196
eISBN:
9781501701665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454196.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter argues that the concept of “community” is key to understanding how the sex trade was interpreted and internalized in Poland. The prostitutes who lined the streets of ... More


Daughters of the Sun and Moon

Scott Zesch

in The Chinatown War: Chinese Los Angeles and the Massacre of 1871

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199758760
eISBN:
9780190254445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199758760.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the experiences of the earliest Chinese women immigrants to America, with particular reference to those who were forced into prostitution. It first considers how Chinese women ... More


Social Geographies of Bombay’s Sex Trade, 1880–1920

Ashwini Tambe

in Bombay Before Mumbai: Essays in Honour of Jim Masselos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190061708
eISBN:
9780190099572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061708.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter explores the relationship between spatial and social stratification in Bombay, focusing on the history of Kamathipura. With its heterogeneous racial makeup, this officially sanctioned ... More


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