Casting Stones

Casting Stones

by Rita Nakashima Brock, Susan B. Thistlewaite
     
 

A cross-cultural analysis by two leading feminist theoloians of the sex industry, this book concentrates on the role of religion in shaping and sustaining related cultural values and the roles of militarism and business in the sexual exploitation of women, men, and children.See more details below

Overview

A cross-cultural analysis by two leading feminist theoloians of the sex industry, this book concentrates on the role of religion in shaping and sustaining related cultural values and the roles of militarism and business in the sexual exploitation of women, men, and children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800629793
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
09/23/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: The Loathsome Thing1
1Sex and the Female Body23
2Shooting for Fun and Seeking Salvation67
3If Women Counted: The Economics of the Sex Industry101
4Prostitution and the Law127
5Power and Prostitution: The Social/Psychological Dynamics of the Sex Industry155
6Tricks, Trauma, and Terror: The Psychological Impacts of Prostitution183
7Jokes, Lies, and Stereotypes: Introduction to a Liberation Analysis of Prostitution209
8Lying in the Beds We Do Not Make: Sin, Karma, and the Sex Industry235
9Movements of Grace and Compassion269
10Strategies for Change and Solidarity: What Are We to Do?299
Afterword321
AppendixMen in Prostitution331
Notes337
Index365

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