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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Why do these men feel compelled to write about their experiences ? ... The
commercial sex encounter that occurs under the purview of international sex
tourism is a completely alienating experience , in both material and psychological
No consistent and cohesive life strategy emerges from the experience which can
be gathered in such a world – none remotely reminiscent of the sense of purpose
and the rugged determination of the pilgrimage . Nothing emerges from that ...
Changing Patterns in a Global Context Susanne Thorbek, Bandana Pattanaik.
emigrating during the 1990s like Seeda and Som , have experience of doing sex
work abroad , mainly in Asian countries such as Hong Kong , Macau and Japan .
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