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The prostitution of sexuality

Author: Kathleen Barry
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1979, Kathleen Barry's landmark book, Female Sexual Slavery, pulled back the curtain on a world of abuse prostitution that shocked the world. Documenting in devastating detail the lives of street prostitutes and the international traffic in women, Barry's work was called powerful and compassionate by Adrienne Rich and a courageous and crusading book that should be read everywhere by Gloria Steinem. The Los  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Barry, Kathleen.
Prostitution of sexuality.
New York : New York University Press, ©1995
(DLC) 94027897
(OCoLC)30779432
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Barry
ISBN: 9780814786086 0814786081
OCLC Number: 782878083
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (v, 381 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Prostitution of sexuality --
Sexual power --
Josephine Butler: the first wave of protest --
Industrialization of sex --
Traffic in women --
Pimping: the oldest profession --
The state: patriarchal laws and prostitution --
Patricia Hearst: prototype of female sexual slavery --
Human rights and global feminist action --
Proposed convention against sexual exploitation, draft of January 1994.
Responsibility: Kathleen Barry.

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Identifies the global conditions of sexual exploitation, from sex industrialisation in developing countries, to the normalisation of prostitution in the West. It considers sexual exploitation a  Read more...

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