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Rethinking Prostitution

Author : Graham Scambler
ISBN : 9781134806997
Genre : Medical
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The growth of AIDS has focused renewed attention on the institution of prostitution. In contrast to the moral panic reaction of some sectors of society, very different initiatives are being displayed by other groups in relation to the need to scrutinize the social, moral and legal status of prostitution and to reflect on the arguments in support of and against legalising brothels, paying particular concern to prostitutes' own health. Rethinking Prostitution covers male as well as female sex workers and considers in detail their status in law; drugs; issues of health and health care; the changing nature of sex work; partners, boyfriends and pimps; and the potential for redefining prostitution. By drawing on the expertise of researchers across all aspects of the industry, this up-to-date text focuses on an institution and industry ripe for re-assessment. Rethinking Prostitution will be of considerable interest to students, lecturers and researchers in medical sociology and women's studies as well as to social workers in training and practice.

Re Thinking Prostitution

Author : Belinda J. Carpenter
ISBN : 0820444170
Genre : Psychology
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Prostitution is a difficult issue, particularly for feminists. Are prostitutes victims of exploitation or the most honest of women? Are clients perverts or just acting instinctively? Should prostitution be eliminated or supported? This book examines these contemporary questions and offers a way of thinking about the issues, which does not rely on these inappropriate and often ineffectual options. Repositioning the institution and its main players outside the confines of the prostitution debate offers new and exciting ways of thinking and acting for all those interested in moving this discussion into the twenty-first century.

Rethinking Prostitution

Author : Marjolein K. Van der Veen
ISBN : OCLC:50741298
Genre : Prostitution
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Rethinking Commodification

Author : Martha Ertman
ISBN : 9780814722299
Genre : Business & Economics
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In a world that is often ruled by buyers and sellers, those things that are often considered priceless become objects to be marketed and from which to earn a profit.

Rethinking Transnational Men

Author : Jeff Hearn
ISBN : 9781135022464
Genre : Social Science
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The world is becoming more transnational. This edited collection examines how the immense transnational changes in the contemporary world are being produced by and are affecting different men and masculinities. It seeks to shift debates on men, masculinities and gender relations from the strictly local and national context to much greater concern with the transnational and global. Established and rising scholars from Asia, Australia, Europe and North America explore subjects including economies and business corporations; sexualities and the sex trade; information and communication technologies and cyberspace; migration; war, the military and militarism; politics; nationalism; and symbolism and image-making.

Rethinking Eros

Author : Brian Carmany
ISBN : 9781452092881
Genre : Social Science
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Rethinking Eros uses modern popular culture to examine sex, bodies, and gender in the ancient world in all their complexities.

Rethinking Gender And Sexuality In Childhood

Author : Emily W. Kane
ISBN : 9781847060822
Genre : Education
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The Scandinavian [Nordic] countries of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland experienced the effects of the German invasion in April 1940 in very different ways. Collaboration, resistance, and co-belligerency were only some of the short-term consequences. Each country's historiography has undergone enormous changes in the seventy years since the invasion, and this collection by leading historians examines the immediate effects of Hitler's aggression as well as the long-term legacies for each country's self-image and national identity. The Scandinavian countries' war experience fundamentally changed how each nation functioned in the post-war world by altering political structures, the dynamics of their societies, the inter-relationships between the countries and the popular view of the wartime political and social responses to totalitarian threats. Hitler was no respecter of the rights of the Scandinavian nations but he and his associates dealt surprisingly differently with each of them. In the post-war period, this has caused problems of interpretation for political and cultural historians alike. Drawing on the latest research, this volume will be a welcome addition to the comparative histories of Scandinavia and the Second World War.

Rethinking Social History

Author : Adrian Wilson
ISBN : 0719046505
Genre : England
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Rethinking Social History seeks to reflect upon the tremendous expansion of English social history, between 1550 and 1990. Ranging over a variety of themes and periods the chapters aim to contribute towards the development of the subject. Through a combination of historiographical assessment and substantive case-studies the book re-evaluates the strengths of new approaches and points forward to fresh directions, discussing how the subject should integrate its various endeavours, both internally and with political history.

Battleground M Z

Author : Amy Lind
ISBN : 0313340390
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Contains ninety-seven alphabetically arranged entries that provide information about women's studies topics, such as abortion, bisexuality, childcare, glass ceiling, nationalism, religion, sex work, and welfare reform.

Prostitution

Author : Roger Matthews
ISBN : UCSC:32106016470202
Genre : Law
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The widely held contention that prostitution is the 'oldest profession' has served to militate against a proper investigation of its changing nature, meaning and significance over time. In responce to this, this volume examines the many facets of prostitution looking in particular at its history, sociology, politics and regulation.

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