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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POLICIES ON PROSTITUTION From a feminist perspective , it is important to see
prostitution in its social , economic and political context , and equally important to
consider the power relations involved . There is little doubt about the influence ...
The way in which these children were to be classified raised a problem : were
they white like their fathers , or were women more important in influencing the
identity of their children ? Such ways of thinking involved breaking with
stereotypes of ...
Globalization is , of course , an important factor . It entails new forms of
international relations with open financial markets , more television and other
means of communication , migration between countries and , to a lesser degree ,
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