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The Prostitution of Sexuality.

Author: Kathleen L Barry
Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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 L.
Prostitution of Sexuality.
New York : NYU Press, ©1994
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen L Barry
ISBN: 9780814786086 0814786081
OCLC Number: 782878083
Description: 1 online resource (392 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; 1 Prostitution of Sexuality; 2 Sexual Power; 3 Josephine Butler: The First Wave of Protest; 4 Industrialization of Sex; 5 Traffic in Women; 6 Pimping: The Oldest Profession; 7 The State: Patriarchal Laws and Prostitution; 8 Patricia Hearst: Prototype of Female Sexual Slavery; 9 Human Rights and Global Feminist Action; Appendix: Proposed Convention Against Sexual Exploitation: Draft of January 1994; Notes; Index.

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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 Angeles Times found it a powerful work filled with disbelief, outrage, and documentation ... sexual bondage shackles women as much today as it has for centuries. In The Prostitution of.

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