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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Let me end this chapter with a note on modernity , or , as the early twenty - first
century has been characterized , post- or late modernity ( referring to the socio -
psychological forms of identity developed in the last thirty to forty years ) . In '
REFERENCES Baumann , Z. ( 1996 ) ' From Pilgrim to Tourist or a Short History
of Identity ' , in Hall and du Gay ( eds ) Cultural Identity ( London , Thousand Oaks
and New Delhi : Sage ) . Bishop , R. and L. S. Robinson ( 1998 ) The Night ...
This identity can also be described as a stereotyped picture , which in general
covers all transnational female migrants - who - prostitute . These notions are a
hangover from former times . The third theme . A variety of ' pictures ' of black ...
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