Sex for sale : prostitution, pornography, and the sex industry / edited by Ronald Weitzer.

by Weitzer, Ronald.

Publisher: New York ; Routledge, 2000.Description: ix,310 pages ; 24cm.ISBN: 0415922941.Subject(s): PornographyLooking glass | ProstitutionLooking glass | Sex-oriented businessesLooking glassNote: Bibliography: pages 299-300. - Includes index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

A major contribution to our understanding of the sex industry, Sex for Saleis a collection of original essays on sex work, its risks, and its political implications. A unique addition to the literature, Sex for Saleexamines all sides of the sex industry--both positive and negative--and will change the way we understand the sex industry.

Bibliography: pages 299-300. - Includes index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgments (p. vii)
  • List of Tables (p. ix)
  • 1 Why We Need More Research on Sex Work (p. 1)
  • Part I Perspectives of Sex Workers and Customers
  • 2 Motivations for Pursuing an Acting Career in Pornography (p. 17)
  • 3 Smart Girls Who Like Sex: Telephone Sex Workers (p. 35)
  • 4 Gay Male Video Pornography: Past, Present, and Future (p. 49)
  • 5 Why Men Seek out Prostitutes (p. 67)
  • 6 Clients and Call Girls: Seeking Sex and Intimacy (p. 85)
  • Part II Victimization, Risk Behavior, and Support Services
  • 7 Drug Use, HIV, and the Ecology of Street Prostitution (p. 103)
  • 8 Victimization and the Social Organization of Prostitution in England and Spain (p. 123)
  • 9 From Victims to Survivors: Working with Recovering Street Prostitutes (p. 139)
  • Part III Politics, Policing, and the Sex Industry
  • 10 The Politics of Prostitution in America (p. 159)
  • 11 Power and Control in the Commercial Sex Trade (p. 181)
  • 12 Controlling Lap Dancing: Law, Morality, and Sex Work (p. 203)
  • 13 Inside Nevada's Brothel Industry (p. 217)
  • 14 Police and Prostitution: Vice Squads in Britain (p. 245)
  • Notes (p. 265)
  • Recommended Readings (p. 299)
  • Contributors (p. 301)
  • Index (p. 305)

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Ronald Weitzer is Associate Professor of Sociology at George Washington University.

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