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 lack of human rights protection for sex-workers in general renders anyone in
the sex trade vulnerable to exploitation. These conditions preclude the
application of existing labour laws to employer-employee relationships, thus
The idea of legalizing the exploitation of voluntary prostitution in order to regulate
the sex industry became more or less acceptable in certain circles in the 1980s .
The public debate lasted for over ten years . In actual practice , legalization ...
Much has been written about sexual exploitation . Some feminists have seen
prostitution per se as sexual exploitation . Before marking prostitution as a
primary site of sexual exploitation , we need to examine the situation of women
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