Transnational Prostitution: Changing Patterns in a Global Context
Susanne Thorbek, Bandana Pattanaik
Bloomsbury Academic, 2002 - Social Science - 237 pages
Patterns of prostitution, like so much else in our increasingly inter-connected world, are changing radically, as the investigations in this volume dramatically show. The question of migrant prostitutes in the West may be much debated, but it is little researched. This collection makes a radical break with the current media focus on human trafficking and the old habit of simply blaming the victim. What emerges is a nuanced and empirically grounded portrait of the complexities of prostitution across national boundaries today.
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The intention is to define the beach boy as an entrepreneur using the definition
offered by Phillips and Dann : ' An individual drawn from a minority group of low
socio - economic status in society , who in an effort to find alternative avenues of
Economically , the beach boy can be defined as a risk - taker , leaving a ( low -
paying ) job of US $ 100 per week within the formal labour market to partake in a
seasonal but successful activity which might earn him US $ 500 per day .
For the beach boy this involves initiating a relationship with a white female tourist
and extending this relationship to receive remuneration over a period of time .
Usually the potential client is approached on the beach as she sunbathes .
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