Global Perspectives on Prostitution and Sex Trafficking: Africa, Asia, Middle East, and Oceania

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This book is part of a two-volume set that examines prostitution and sex trafficking on a global scale, with each chapter devoted to a particular country in one of seven geo-cultural areas of the world. The 16 chapters in this volume (Volume II) are devoted to examination of the commercial sex industry (CSI) in countries within Africa, Asia, Middle East, and Oceania, while the 18 chapters comprising Volume I focus exclusively on Europe, Latin America, and North America. This volume also includes a "global" ...

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Overview

This book is part of a two-volume set that examines prostitution and sex trafficking on a global scale, with each chapter devoted to a particular country in one of seven geo-cultural areas of the world. The 16 chapters in this volume (Volume II) are devoted to examination of the commercial sex industry (CSI) in countries within Africa, Asia, Middle East, and Oceania, while the 18 chapters comprising Volume I focus exclusively on Europe, Latin America, and North America. This volume also includes a "global" section, which includes chapters that are globally relevant — rather than those devoted to a particular country or geographic location. The content of each Volume, as well as each chapter, reflects great diversity — diversity in focus, writing style, and personal position regarding the commercial sex industry. Diversity extends to the contributors, who are comprised of international scholars, service providers, and policy advocates representing a variety of fields and disciplines, with distinct and varied frames of reference and theoretical underpinnings with regard to the commercial sex industry.

In addition to addressing aspects of the CSI across the globe, as impacted by geography and culture, authors have also provided a spectrum of implications of their work — implications ranging from continued scholarship and research, to legislative maneuvers and policy change, to suggestions for collaboration across NGOS, fieldworkers, clinicians, and service providers. Together, the 34 expertly-crafted chapters provide a wealth of knowledge from which to more deeply appreciate and contemplate the global commercial sex industry. By uniting contributors from around the world, this book aims to build a relatively common knowledge base on global prostitution and sex trafficking.

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Editorial Reviews

Cecilia Benoit
This two-volume set comprising 34 chapters written by scholars from a wide variety of countries shows the diversity of perspectives on the commercial sex industry. The editors have achieved something that is rare in scholarship - an interdisciplinary and intersectoral lens on prostitution and trafficking that challenges the myth that they are synonymous, yet at the same time shows their frequent intersection with economic marginalization, social exclusion and repressive legal frameworks that restrict human rights for some of the most vulnerable populations. The authors also engage insightfully with both theoretical and practical issues emerging from this key arena of gender politics and policy.
Dr. Gillian Abel
This two volume edition provides some intriguing insights into the sex industry in developed and developing countries. It is an interesting and informative collection of opinion pieces from around the world, some evidence-based and others informed by the philosophical position of the author. The contributions, therefore, provide a diversity of perspectives from those advocating the total abolition of sex work, to those arguing for decriminalization to minimize harm to sex workers and acknowledge the human rights of this population.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780739132753
  • Publisher: Lexington Books
  • Publication date: 4/8/2011
  • Pages: 414
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Rochelle L. Dalla is associate professor of Child, Youth, and Family Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Lynda M. Baker was an associate professor (retired 2010) in the School of Library and Information Science at Wayne State University. John DeFrain is professor of Child, Youth, and Family Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Celia Williamson is a professor in the Department of Social Work at the University of Toledo.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I. Africa
Chapter One: Perspectives of Women Sex Workers about Street-Level Prostitution in Botswana
Chapter Two: Adolescents' Prostitution and the Educational Prospects of the Girl-Child in Nigeria
Chapter Three: Tourism and Prostitution in West Africa: A Glimpse of the "Roamers" in Ghana
Chapter Four: Child Sexual Exploitation in Kenya
Part II. Asia
Chapter Five: Prostitution in India: A Global Problem
Chapter Six: Galtung's Unified Theory of Violence and its Implications for Human Trafficking: A Case Study of Sex Workers in West Bengal India
Chapter Seven: Desiring Motherhood, Selling Sex: Women in Kolkata's Commercial Sex Trade
Chapter Eight: Urbanization, Gender, Rights, and HIV/AIDS Risk: The Case of Female Commercial Sex Workers in China
Chapter Nine: Well and Truly Fucked: Transwomen, Stigma, Sex Work, and Sexual Health in South to East Asia
Chapter Ten: Prostitution in Indonesia
Part III. Middle East
Chapter Eleven: Jewish Sources and Trafficking in Women
Chapter Twelve: Unveiling Prostitution and Human Trafficking in Israel
Chapter Thirteen: Immigration, Women, and Prostitution: The Case of Women from the Former Soviet Union in Israel
Chapter Fourteen: Prostitution in Morocco: Implications for Research Directions
Part IV. Oceania
Chapter Fifteen: 'scillations in the Regulation of the Sex Industry in New South Wales, Australia: Disorderly or Pragmatic?
Chapter Sixteen: Reworking Sex: Prostitution in the Pacific and the Position for Law Reform

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