The Prostitution of Women and Girls

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McFarland & Company, 2005 - 253 頁
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

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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

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Defining Prostitutes and Prostitution
5
The Magnitude of Female Prostitution
11
Theories and Motivations Regarding Female
23
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R. Barri Flowers is an academician, literary criminologist, crime writer, and novelist. Living in Beaverton, Oregon, he is also the author of Murders in the United States (2004), Domestic Crimes, Family Violence and Child Abuse (2000), Drugs, Alcohol and Criminality in American Society (1999), Female Crime, Criminals and Cellmates (1995), The Victimization and Exploitation of Women and Children (1994), and The Adolescent Criminal (1990).

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