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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737727371
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 4/9/2007
  • Series: At Issue Series: Social Issues
  • Pages: 104
  • Age range: 13 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction     7
The Causes of Prostitution: An Overview   Lisa A. Kramer   Ellen C. Berg     11
Policies Favoring Legalization Encourage Prostitution and Sex Trafficking   Donna M. Hughes     21
The Root Cause of Prostitution Is the Demand for Prostitutes   Lisa A. Howard     28
Poverty Leads to Prostitution in the Developing World   Carol Mithers     32
Poverty Is Not Always the Cause of Prostitution in the Developing World   Bruce Bower     39
Childhood Sexual Abuse Often Leads to Prostitution   Kari Lydersen     47
Male Orphans and Runaways Sometimes Turn to Prostitution   Eric P. Martin   Nikola Brabenec     52
Sexual Liberation Has Led to the Toleration of Prostitution   Roger Scruton     58
Gender-Based Domination Promotes Prostitution and Sex Trafficking   Monica O'Connor   Grainne Healy     65
Drug Addiction Keeps Sex-Trafficking Victims in Prostitution   Nicholas D. Kristof     68
Ignorance and Complacency Promote Sex Trafficking   Wendy Murray Zoba     72
Multiple Factors Contribute to Child Sex Tourism   Sowmia Nair     80
Organizations to Contact     86
Bibliography     93
Index     99
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