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 ...
By globalization I mean the new forms of international relations that have been
characterized by the erosion of state power . This has happened more in some
countries than in others ; less , it seems , in the USA , and in Europe it has taken
Thus , this is an attempt to integrate all elements and aspects of the two main
strands of migration theories . It examines structures and factors in sending and
receiving countries as well as all dimensions of the relations between them .
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