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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All we know is that about 35.1 per cent of their respondents ( N = 598 ) have
visited foreign sex - workers ( Kleiber and Velten 1994 : 84 ) . But no distinction
between clients visiting native and foreign sex - workers is made . From such
studies it ...
Most of them chose this job because the income was good . Only 23.5 per cent of
the sex - workers are estimated to be foreign women ( Kleiber and Velten 1994 :
84 ) . This shows that there are enough German women working in this milieu .
This makes Spain a host country specifically for Moroccan women workers ,
unlike other European host countries for foreign workers ( Ramírez 1998 ) . Spain
attracts many Moroccan women who enter the labour market bacause of its
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