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Author Sanders, Teela.

Title Sex work : a risky business / Teela Sanders
Published Cullompton, Devon ; Portland, Or. : Willan Pub., 2005
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 211 pages)
Contents The peculiarities of prostitution -- Ethnography, sex and the self -- Choice, risk and selling sex -- Picking punters -- Keeping safe -- Dodging cops -- Secrets and lies -- Staying sane -- Professionalizing prostitution?
Summary This is a richly detailed account of the way the sex industry works, and one of the few empirical studies that investigates the off street industry in Britain. The book seeks to advance a greater knowledge of the social organisation of the sex industry by uncovering the day-to-day activities of women involved in the indoor markets. What types of occupational risks do women experience in work of this kind? How do these hazards affect their personal lives? A key concern throughout the book is to assess whether women are passive victims of the circumstances of prostitution or whether they underst
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-199) and index
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Subject Prostitutes -- Great Britain
Prostitution -- Great Britain
Prostitutuion
Sex Workers
PSYCHOLOGY -- Human Sexuality.
Prostitutes.
Prostitution.
Prostitution.
SELF-HELP -- Sexual Instruction.
United Kingdom
Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1134023316
1134023383
1134023456
1843926768
9781134023318
9781134023387
9781134023455
9781843926764