Global Perspectives on Prostitution and Sex Trafficking (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
414
Utgivningsdatum
2011-04-08
Förlag
Lexington Books
Medarbetare
Farao, Eileen (contributions)/Abuya, Benta A. (contributions)/Carey, Christopher (contributions)/Chaikin, Rita (contributions)/Crofts, Penny (contributions)/Dasgupta, Shamita Das (contributions)/Farao, Eileen (contributions)/Abuya, Benta A. (contributions)/Carey, Christopher (contributions)/Chaikin,
Illustrationer
Black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
236 x 160 x 25 mm
Vikt
658 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
52:B&W 6.14 x 9.21in or 234 x 156mm (Royal 8vo) Case Laminate on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780739132753
Global Perspectives on Prostitution and Sex Trafficking (inbunden)

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This book is part of a two-volume set that examines prostitution and sex trafficking on a global scale, with each chapter devoted to a particular country in one of seven geo-cultural areas of the world. The 16 chapters in this volume (Volume II) are devoted to examination of the commercial sex industry (CSI) in countries within Africa, Asia, Middle East, and Oceania, while the 18 chapters comprising Volume I focus exclusively on Europe, Latin America, and North America. This volume also includes a "global" section, which includes chapters that are globally relevant - rather than those devoted to a particular country or geographic location. The content of each Volume, as well as each chapter, reflects great diversity - diversity in focus, writing style, and personal position regarding the commercial sex industry. Diversity extends to the contributors, who are comprised of international scholars, service providers, and policy advocates representing a variety of fields and disciplines, with distinct and varied frames of reference and theoretical underpinnings with regard to the commercial sex industry. In addition to addressing aspects of the CSI across the globe, as impacted by geography and culture, authors have also provided a spectrum of implications of their work - implications ranging from continued scholarship and research, to legislative maneuvers and policy change, to suggestions for collaboration across NGOS, fieldworkers, clinicians, and service providers. Together, the 34 expertly-crafted chapters provide a wealth of knowledge from which to more deeply appreciate and contemplate the global commercial sex industry. By uniting contributors from around the world, this book aims to build a relatively common knowledge base on global prostitution and sex trafficking. Viewed from a unified, global perspective, it is hoped that this common understanding will lead to a grounded theory and integrated view with applicable suggestions for international efforts aimed at interventio
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This two-volume set comprising 34 chapters written by scholars from a wide variety of countries shows the diversity of perspectives on the commercial sex industry. The editors have achieved something that is rare in scholarship - an interdisciplinary and intersectoral lens on prostitution and trafficking that challenges the myth that they are synonymous, yet at the same time shows their frequent intersection with economic marginalization, social exclusion and repressive legal frameworks that restrict human rights for some of the most vulnerable populations. The authors also engage insightfully with both theoretical and practical issues emerging from this key arena of gender politics and policy. -- Cecilia Benoit, University of Victoria, Canada This two volume edition provides some intriguing insights into the sex industry in developed and developing countries. It is an interesting and informative collection of opinion pieces from around the world, some evidence-based and others informed by the philosophical position of the author. The contributions, therefore, provide a diversity of perspectives from those advocating the total abolition of sex work, to those arguing for decriminalization to minimize harm to sex workers and acknowledge the human rights of this population. -- Dr. Gillian Abel, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand

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Rochelle L. Dalla is associate professor of Child, Youth, and Family Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Lynda M. Baker was an associate professor (retired 2010) in the School of Library and Information Science at Wayne State University. John DeFrain is professor of Child, Youth, and Family Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Celia Williamson is a professor in the Department of Social Work at the University of Toledo.

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Introduction Part I. Africa Chapter One: Perspectives of Women Sex Workers about Street-Level Prostitution in Botswana Chapter Two: Adolescents' Prostitution and the Educational Prospects of the Girl-Child in Nigeria Chapter Three: Tourism and Prostitution in West Africa: A Glimpse of the "Roamers" in Ghana Chapter Four: Child Sexual Exploitation in Kenya Part II. Asia Chapter Five: Prostitution in India: A Global Problem Chapter Six: Galtung's Unified Theory of Violence and its Implications for Human Trafficking: A Case Study of Sex Workers in West Bengal India Chapter Seven: Desiring Motherhood, Selling Sex: Women in Kolkata's Commercial Sex Trade Chapter Eight: Urbanization, Gender, Rights, and HIV/AIDS Risk: The Case of Female Commercial Sex Workers in China Chapter Nine: Well and Truly Fucked: Transwomen, Stigma, Sex Work, and Sexual Health in South to East Asia Chapter Ten: Prostitution in Indonesia Part III. Middle East Chapter Eleven: Jewish Sources and Trafficking in Women Chapter Twelve: Unveiling Prostitution and Human Trafficking in Israel Chapter Thirteen: Immigration, Women, and Prostitution: The Case of Women from the Former Soviet Union in Israel Chapter Fourteen: Prostitution in Morocco: Implications for Research Directions Part IV. Oceania Chapter Fifteen: Oscillations in the Regulation of the Sex Industry in New South Wales, Australia: Disorderly or Pragmatic? Chapter Sixteen: Reworking Sex: Prostitution in the Pacific and the Position for Law Reform