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Safer sex in the city : the experience and management of street prostitution

Author: David V Canter; Maria Iannou, Dr.; Donna Youngs
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009.
Series: Psychology, crime, and law series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thoroughout history prostitution has always been present and has usually been a source of fierce debate. Societies have either grudgingly tolerated it or tried (always unsuccessfully) to ban it. But with the emergence of much more overt acceptance of all forms of sexual activity it has become more apparent that sex workers who ply their trade on the streets of our cities are a particularly vulnerable group.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Safer sex in the city.
Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009
(DLC) 2009008825
(OCoLC)314378352
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David V Canter; Maria Iannou, Dr.; Donna Youngs
ISBN: 9780754689461 0754689468 0754626156 9780754626152
OCLC Number: 461072445
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 217 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Notes on Contributors; Series Preface; Foreword; 1 Sex and Violence: The Experience and Management of Street Prostitution; Section I The Experience of Street Prostitution; 2 The Relationship between Control Strategies Employed by Street Prostitutes and Levels and Varieties of Client Violence; 3 Prostitute Homicide: The Influence of Prior Relationship on Perpetrator Behaviour; 4 Street Prostitute Homicide: An Overview of the Literature and a Comparison to Sexual and Non-Sexual Female Victim Homicide. 5 Comparison of Single and Serial Killers of Prostitute Women6 The Personal Safety of Male Prostitutes; Section II The Management of Street Prostitution; 7 They Get What They Deserve: Labour Rights for Sex Workers; 8 From Entry to Exit --
Tackling Street Prostitution; 9 Making the Vulnerable more Vulnerable? The Contradictions of British Street Prostitution Policy; 10 To Toe the Line: Streetwalking as Contested Space; 11 Violence and the Outlaw Status of (Street) Prostitution in Canada; 12 Prostitution Control in America: Rethinking Public Policy; Index.
Series Title: Psychology, crime, and law series.
Responsibility: edited by David Canter, Maria Ioannou, Donna Youngs.

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