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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Sawittree went to Germany because of family problems , including a husband
who abused her physically and psychologically , and related financial problems .
When her sister returned to Thailand , she convinced Sawittree that she would be
SOCIAL PROBLEMS AND CIRCUMSTANCES THAT KEEP THE WOMEN IN
PROSTITUTION There is a range of issues related to sex work generally and the
life of a migrant sex - worker more specifically . First of all the migrant sexworkers
As always , the government response to the problem focused on the country ' s
image and how to reconstruct a ' good ... such as the economic situation and
problems of prostitution , were often exaggerated ( The Nation , 28 June 1997 ) .
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