The Prostitution of Women and Girls

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McFarland, 1998 - 253 頁
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According to reports of the World Health Organization, the prostitution of women and children is increasing dramatically throughout the world. The problem is particularly acute in the lower socioeconomic sectors of the population, including teen runaways, drug addicts, and victims of abuse.
This survey focuses first on defining prostitution and then on the motivations of those who became prostitutes. In Part II the overall scope of the problem is examined, along with the various subcultures (e.g., street walkers and call girls) and the prevalence of drugs, crime and victimization. Part III covers teenage prostitution and the issues of child sexual abuse. Part IV details other dimensions of the sex trade industry, such as pornography, male prostitutes, customers, laws, and the effects of decriminalization and legalization. Female prostitution outside the United States is discussed in Part V.
 

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Being a literature review-cum-collection of statistics about the named topic, plus considerable information about male prostitution, making the title a partial misnomer, not a good start. The book is ... 閱讀評論全文

The prostitution of women and girls

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Prompted by a World Health Organization report on "dramatic increases in the prostitution of women and girls in virtually every country," the author (The Victimization and Exploitation of Women and ... 閱讀評論全文

內容

Defining Prostitutes and Prostitution
5
The Magnitude of Female Prostitution
11
Theories and Motivations Regarding Female
23
AIDS and Female Prostitution
30
The Scope of Womens Prostitution
39
The Extent of Teenage Prostitution
69
The Characteristics of Girl Prostitutes
79
Runaway and Throwaway Girls
89
The Prostitution of Women Worldwide
165
Figures
173
Child Prostitution and Sexploitation
176
AIDS and Female Prostitution Globally
185
Responding to the Worldwide Tragedy
191
Notes
197
Bibliography
237
Index
245

Other Dimensions of Prostitution
113
Legalization of Prostitution
153

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關於作者 (1998)

Ronald Barri Flowers, born October 25 1956 in Detroit, is a criminologist, crime writer, novelist, textbook author, and screenwriter. He received a B.A. in 1977 and a M.S. in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University School of Criminal Justice in 1980. His publications include The Prostitution Of Women and Girls, an exploration of female prostitution worldwide; The Sex Slave Murders, the true story of Gerald and Charlene Gallego, America's first husband-wife serial killers; and Female Crime, Criminals and Cellmates: An Exploration of Female Criminality and Delinquency.

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