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Prostitution : on whores, hustlers, and johns

Author: James Elias
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus, 1998.
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Prostitution.
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus, 1998
(OCoLC)681731695
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Elias
ISBN: 1573922293 9781573922296
OCLC Number: 39379620
Description: 545 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword : on prostitution / Joyceln Elders --
A note about this book --
Introduction : female prostitution : current research and changing interpretations / Bonnie Bullough, Vern L. Bullough --
1. History, anthropology, and some recommendations for prostitutes / "One Who Knows" --
Introduction --
Prostitution and community in turn-of-the-century New York City / Elizabeth Clement --
Prostitution in eighteenth-century Paris : pages from a Madam's notebook / Kathryn Norberg --
Throwaway women and the politics of sexual commerce in Golden Age Spain / Mary Elizabeth Perry --
Sex work and public polices in China / Wan Yan Hai --
Community honor/sexual boundaries : a discursive analysis of Devadasi criminalization in Madras, India, 1920-1947 / Judy Whitehead --
The discarded lemon : Kant, prostitution, and respect for persons / Timothy J. Madigan --
You've come a long way, baby, or how to cure sex worker burn-out : Annie Sprinkle's twelve-step program / Annie Sprinkle --
Forty reasons why whores are my heroines / Annie Sprinkle. 2. Celebrated whores : their stories of law enforcement and the media --
Introduction --
How it was : recollections by well-known prostitutes and Madams / Margo St. James [and others] --
3. The Johns --
Introduction --
The client : a social, psychological, and behavioral look at the unseen patron of prostitution / Elroy Sullivan, William Simon --
Invisible men : making visible male clients of female prostitutes in Merseyside / Rosie Campbell --
Men who buy sex : preliminary findings of an exploratory study / Chris Atchison, Laura Fraser, John Lowman --
My sexual encounters with sex workers : the effects on a consumer / Jim Korn --
Sex workers and the elderly male client / M.C. Santos-Ortíz, J.L. Laó-Meléndez, A. Torres-Sánchez --
Being a John / Hugh Gene Loebner --
4. Rent boys, hustlers, and she-males --
Introduction --
Male homosexual prostitution in England / D.J. West --
Negotiations and relationships among male sex workers and clients in Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom / Michael P. Knox --
She-male prostitutes : who are they, what do they do, and why do they do it? / Dwight Dixon, Joan K. Dixon --
Out of CASH : the rise and demise of a male prostitutes' rights organization / Jacqueline Boles and Kirk Elifson. 5. Prostitution on the American frontier and the current scene --
Introduction --
Poems and a personal perspective / compiled by Renée Blake --
Prostitutes of the American frontier : a pictorial perspective / Timothy Gordon --
Posters from the Margo St. James task force on prostitution / Margo St. James --
6. Feminist perspectives --
Introduction --
Feminist issues in prostitution / Sarah Bromberg --
Whore stories : prostitution and sex-positive feminism / Marti Hohmann --
Prostitutes, anti-pro feminists, and the economic associates of whores / Wendy McElroy --
On owning the body / Sibyl Schwarzenbach --
7. Doing research with sex workers --
Introduction --
Talking lived reality : using oral history to record a more balanced history of sex work / Wendy Rickard --
Studying myself/studying others : one (professional) boy's adventures studying sex work / Craig Seymour --
Researching with sex workers : a privilege and a challenge / Priscilla M. Pyett --
Lap dancing : personal and legal implications for exotic dancers / Jacqueline Lewis --
Research from within : participant observation in the phone-sex workplace / Amy Flowers --
Using qualitative methods to study the hidden world of offstreet prostitution in Los Angeles County / Janet Lever, David E. Kanouse. 8. Agencies and their programs --
Introduction --
Health care provision for prostitute women : a holistic approach / Sarah Crosby --
Evaluating prostitution as a human service occupation / Kimberly-Anne Ford --
The variability of safer sex messages : what do the centers for disease control, sex manuals, and sex workers do when they produce safer sex? / Lisa Jean Moore --
9. The struggle over legal issues --
Introduction --
The sexual tourist and international law / Richard Green --
Legal and sexological aspects of adult street prostitution : a case for sexual pluralism / Robert Gemme --
The prostitution prevention law in Japan and a movement of abolitionist feminists for amendment of the law / Masumi Yoneda --
Female prostitution in Spain : neither criminals nor victims / Ignasi Pons, Victoria Serra --
Appendices --
Appendix A. Commercial sex in the American struggle for the rights of the person / David A.J. Richards --
Appendix B. About the editors and contributors.
Responsibility: edited by James E. Elias [and others].

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