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Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminology,
  • Human Sexuality,
  • Reference,
  • Sociology,
  • Psychology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages782
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10420408M
    ISBN 100313329699
    ISBN 109780313329692


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Isn't it time that the subject received a full reference treatment. Encyclopedia of prostitution and sex work User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Courtesans, strumpets, harlots, hookers; the colorful vocabulary of the world's oldest profession hasn't garnered the academic treatment accorded lesser subjects-until s: 1.

Get this from a library. Encyclopedia of prostitution and sex work. [Melissa Hope Ditmore;] -- This encyclopedia addresses what is usually considered a societal failing and the underside of sexuality and economic survival.

It offers entries related to prostitution and the sex industry while an. The following encyclopedia discusses all the matters that relates to prostitution and sex works in the whole world, in a social and historical point of view. The main objectives were to show Prostitution and all the stages it undergone/5.

Although many past commercial sex exchanges have fit this model, paid sexual encounters have also involved same-sex sexual acts, either for customers' viewing pleasure or participation.

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Book 1 of 2 in the Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work Series. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $1, — $ Hardcover $1, 2 Used from $ The cliche is that prostitution is the oldest profession.

Author: Melissa Hope Ditmore. Get this from a library. Encyclopedia of prostitution and sex work. Vol. 1, A-N. Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work book Hope Ditmore;]. Книга Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work Книги Энциклопедии Автор: Melissa Hope Ditmore Год издания: Формат: pdf Издат.:Greenwood Press Страниц: Размер: 66,7 ISBN: Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work book Английский0 (голосов: 0) Оценка:From BooklistGiven the cliche about.

Sex work and prostitution are terms that are often used interchangeably to refer to the exchange of sexual labor for money, other material items, or access to social resources.

These exchanges may be independently generated, facilitated through a third party, or. "If prostitution is indeed the world's oldest profession, a comprehensive reference source covering sex work has been a long time coming.

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PROSTITUTION. Kathryn Norberg. The history of "the oldest profession" falls into four broad periods characterized by changes in the policing and organization of the sex trade: municipal regulation between andcriminalization between andmedical regulation between andand recriminalization from to Compare book prices from overbooksellers.

Find Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work: Volume 1, () by Ditmore, Melissa Hope/5(5). Carol Leigh first used the terms sex worker and sex work into refer to prostitution, and related concepts.

By using this new term, Leigh wanted to avoid the negative work is paid work in the industry, such as prostitution, erotic dancing, and starring in pornographic does not refer to related illegal activities, such as human trafficking or other non.

Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual activity in exchange for payment. Prostitution is sometimes described as sexual services, commercial sex or, colloquially, is sometimes referred to euphemistically as "the world's oldest profession" in the English-speaking world.

A person who works in this field is called a prostitute and is a type of sex ty sectors: Sex industry. Reference Books: Encyclopedias A to Z.

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The Encyclopedia of Women and Crime is a comprehensive reference work on the pioneers and practitioners in the field of criminal justice, and an expert analysis of both female offenders and victims of crime.

Offering a balanced perspective, this. The A-to-Z encyclopedia offers wide-ranging entries related to prostitution and the sex industry, past and present, worldwide and in the US. The narrative entries illuminate prostitution’s impact on the arts, sexuality, social mores, popular culture, and more.

Sacred prostitution, temple prostitution, cult prostitution, and religious prostitution are general terms for a sexual rite consisting of sexual intercourse or other sexual activity performed in the context of religious worship, perhaps as a form of fertility rite or divine marriage (hieros gamos).Some scholars prefer the terms "sacred sex" or "sacred sexual rites" to "sacred prostitution" in.

The Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work book series by Melissa Hope Ditmore includes books Encyclopedia of Prositution and Sex Work and Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work. See the complete Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

Social workers often come in contact with women, men, and adolescents who use prostitution as a means of survival. Individuals may earn their entire income in this manner. They may use it to supplement low earnings or welfare benefits, or they may exchange sex for drugs, shelter, or the protection of pimps.

Violence, drug use, arrest, and transmission of sexually transmitted disease (STD) or. Encyclopedia of prostitution and sex work / edited by Melissa Hope Ditmore.

HQ E53 VOL.2 A feminist dictionary / Cheris Kramarae and Paula A. Treichler with assistance from Ann Russo. Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work [2 volumes]: Melissa Hope Ditmore: Books -   Regulatory and legal approaches to prostitution are subject to considerable debate among researchers, policymakers, and those tasked with the everyday enforcement of measures intended to control, abate, or otherwise manage the sex industry.

Law, policy, and everyday policing practices all contribute to the de jure and de facto organization of the sex industry at the levels of Author: Susan Dewey. How to Cite. Cheng, S. Prostitution.

The International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality. – Title Encyclopedia of prostitution and sex work / edited by Melissa Hope Ditmore. Format Book Published Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, Terminology.

Prostitution is sometimes called the oldest profession or oldest occupation. A female prostitute is sometimes called a hooker, whore or ho.A male prostitute is sometimes called a gigolo. They can both be called a street walker, sex worker or ers or clients are sometimes called sugar mamas, stellas or janes if female.

They are called johns if male. The dangers of rebranding prostitution as ‘sex work’ In an extract from her new book, Pimp State, activist Kat Banyard argues that prostitution is sexual exploitation.

Decriminalising this Author: Kat Banyard. Prostitution, the practice of engaging in relatively indiscriminate sexual activity, in general with someone who is not a spouse or a friend, in exchange for immediate payment in money or other valuables. Learn more about the history of prostitution in this article.

Prostitution and sex work feature prominently in the culture and history of the United States of America. Prostitution simultaneously fascinates and repels, falling as it does at the nexus of two topics rarely discussed openly— sex and money.

Prostitution is perennial in. Sex work is "the exchange of sexual services, performances, or products for material compensation. It includes activities of direct physical contact between buyers and sellers as well as indirect sexual stimulation".

Sex work only refers to voluntary sexual transactions; thus the term does not refer to human trafficking and other coerced or nonconsensual sexual transactions such as child. Juliet Richters, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Sex Work.

Prostitution is treated differently by the law in each Australian state. Models vary from a decriminalized system to one where all sex work is illegal. Victoria has a system where some brothels are regulated and licensed, ensuring better working conditions and access to free.

Prostitution in Uruguay was legislated in trough the sex work law (). Before that, prostitution was unlegislated but it was not illegal, since the constitution allows any activity that is not forbidden by law. Prostitution must be performed in brothels (in Uruguay they have many names like “whiskerias” or “casas de masajes”).

Feminist Perspectives on Sex Markets First published Wed ; substantive revision Wed Sep 7, Markets in sexually-explicit materials (pornography) and sexual services (prostitution) raise numerous worries for philosophers and feminists.

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Full Description: "Presents alphabetically arranged reference entries on religion and its role in modern film, covering such topics as religious themes, symbols, well-known films that deal with religious topics, and noted directors.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Film, making writing skills is in line with your capacity: Exposure to published, written works has greatly influenced. Book Review: The Pimping of Prostitution: Abolishing the Sex Work Myth by Julie Bindel Keywords prostitution, pimping, myth, sex work, abolition, Nordic model, legalization, decriminalization, sex trafficking Creative Commons License This work is licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works License Author: Roger Matthews.

Prostitution in ancient Rome was legal, public, and widespread. Even Roman men of the highest social status were free to engage prostitutes of either sex without incurring moral disapproval, [12] as long as they demonstrated self-control and moderation in the frequency and enjoyment of sex.

Latin literature refers often to prostitutes. Real-world practices are documented by provisions of Roman.