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Transgender sex work and society

Author: Larry A Nuttbrock
Publisher: New York, NY : Harrington Park Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the only book that systematically examines transgender sex work in the United States and globally. Bringing together perspectives from a rich range of disciplines and experiences, it is an invaluable resource on issues related to commercial sex in the transgender community and in the lives of trans sex workers, including mental health, substance use, relationship dynamics, encounters with the criminal  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry A Nuttbrock
ISBN: 9781939594228 1939594227
OCLC Number: 987743442
Notes: Includes glossary.
Description: xviii, 474 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Walter Bockting --
Introduction --
Toward a better understanding of transgender sex work / Larry A. Nuttbrock --
Empirical descriptions and a conceptual formulation for sex work among transwomen in the United States --
Qualitative description of sex work among transwomen in New York City / Sel J. Hwahng --
Quantitative description of sex work among transwomen in New York City / Larry A. Nuttbrock --
Why are so many transwomen in the sex trade, and why are so many of them ethnic minorities? / Larry A. Nuttbrock and Sel J. Hwahng --
Survival sex among young transgender persons in the United States and the United Kingdom --
Compound harms : what the literature says about survival sex among young trans people in the United Kingdom and the United States / Lorna C. Barton --
Personal relationships and health risk behavior --
Relationship dynamics and health risk behavior among transwomen and their cisgender male partners / Tiffany R. Glynn and Don Operario --
Mental health and substance use issues among transwomen in the sex trade --
Mental health and transphobia among transwomen sex workers : application and extension of minority stress models / Don Operario, Tiffany R. Glynn, and Tooru Nemoto --
Sex work and major depression among transwomen in New York City : mediating effects of gender abuse and substance use / Larry A. Nuttbrock --
Substance use among transgender sex workers / Beth R. Hoffman --
HIV among transwomen in the sex trade --
The prevalence of HIV among transwomen sex workers : a review of current literature / Ayden I. Scheim, Laura Winters, Zack Marshall, Daze Jefferies, and Stefan D. Baral --
HIV and substance use among transwomen sex workers : a vicious cycle of socioeconomic hardship, unmet service needs, and health risk / Tiffany Glynn, Don Operario, and Tooru Nemoto --
Sex work, high-risk sexual behavior, and incident HIV/STI among transwomen : a study of mediating factors / Larry A. Nuttbrock --
Sex work and antiretroviral therapy among transwomen of color living with HIV / Larry A. Nuttbrock --
Transgender sex work in different cultural settings --
Sex work in Turkey: experiences of transwomen / Ceylan Engin --
Hijras/transwomen sex work in India : from marginalization to social protection / Venkatesan Chakrapani, Peter A. Newman, and Ernest Noronha --
Transgender sex work in Brazil : historico-cultural perspectives / Don Kulick --
The changing landscape of transgender sex work, pimping, and trafficking in Brazil / Barry M. Wolfe --
Sociocultural context of sex work among Mak Nyah (transwomen) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Tooru Nemoto, Rebecca de Guzman, Yik Koon Teh, Mariko Iwamoto, and Karen Trocki --
Sociocultural context of health among Kathoey (transwomen) and female sex workers in Bangkok, Thailand / Tooru Nemoto, Usaneya Perngparn, Chitlada Areesantichai, Mariko Iwamato, Charlene Bumanglag, and Julia Moore --
Transgender sex work in the Andean region : between vulnerability and resilience / Ximena Salazar, Aron Núnez-Curto, Angélica Motta, and Carlos F. Cáceres --
Transgender sex work in Spain : psychosocial profile and mental health / Rafael Ballester-Arnal, Maria Dolores Gil-Llario, Jesús Castro-Calvo, Trinidad Bergero-Miguel, and José Guzmán-Parra --
Prevalence and associated factors of condomless receptive anal intercourse with male clients among transwomen sex workers in Shenyang, China / Zixin Wang, Joseph T. F. Lau, Yong Cai, Jinghua Li, Tiecheng Ma, and Yan Liu --
Care and treatment of transgender sex workers --
Issues in the care and treatment of transwomen sex workers / Asa Radix and Zil Goldstein --
Criminal justice versus public health perspectives on transgender sex work --
Police abuse, depressive symptoms, and high-risk sexual behavior for HIV among transwomen / Larry A. Nuttbrock --
Criminal justice versus health and human rights perspectives on transgender sex work / Tara Lyons, Leslie Pierre, Andrea Krüsi, and Kate Shannon --
Analytic summary and directions for further study / Walter Bockting and Larry A. Nuttbrock --
Contributors --
Glossary --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Larry Nuttbrock.

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