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 nightlife of the city expanded and the number of people who migrated from
the countryside to the urban areas increased . The number of migrants peaked in
the 1930s and 1940s with 60,000 men and 85,000 women migrating to urban ...
So if prostitution is not disrupting ordinary life in a residential area , the brothel ,
shop window or sex club will be ... This is called the opportunity ' principle and it
is put into practice in areas such as prostitution , euthanasia and soft drugs .
I recall the shock of the taxi driver when one evening colleagues of mine and I
wanted him to take us to Falkland Road , one of the red - light areas of Bombay .
He was extremely curious and wanted to know why we were going to the ' dirty ...
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