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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... guys remain aware of how much it costs and whether each ejaculation was a
rip - off , a relative bargain , a wise investment ... and Taylor divide British sex -
tourists to Pattaya into three groups : ' The Macho Lads , mostly relatively young .
The relatively closed Thai migrant prostitution subculture , and the fact that the
sex - workers ' everyday lives are constructed around the migrant prostitution
community , lead to both a real and an emotional state of deadlock . Apparently ,
Second , the majority of migrant sex - workers and their families often become
dependent on these relatively high earnings . Some families invest in land , new
houses or education and thereby become dependent on monthly remittances .
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