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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As revealed by the figures of the Federal Statistical Office , this period was the
beginning of the increase in the number of Thai women in Germany . A report of
the Berlin Institute for Comparative Social Research points out that the great ...
Suksri and some of her friends entering the country in this period had , in their
younger days , joined the internal labour migration mostly because of poverty .
Hoping for better earnings they later became mia chaos ( rent wife ) for US
During the debt repayment period , the women said some employers did not want
them to go out on their own unless accompanied by someone the employers
trusted . Others were not so strict . However , due to long working hours during
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