Sex For Sale: Prostitution, Pornography, and the Sex Industry

Sex For Sale: Prostitution, Pornography, and the Sex Industry

by Ronald Weitzer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415996044
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/29/2009
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 0.60(w) x 0.90(h) x 2.40(d)

About the Author

Ronald Weitzer is Professor of Sociology at George Washington University in Washington, DC. He has written extensively on the sex industry in the United States and abroad, and is currently writing a book on political conflicts over prostitution policies in selected nations. He is frequently contacted by the media for information and comment on issues regarding the sex industry.

Table of Contents

1. Sex Work 2. Motivations for Pursuing a Career in Pornography 3. Gay Male Pornography Since Stonewall 4. Women-Made Pornography 5. Gender and Space in Strip Clubs 6. Commercial Telephone Sex 7. The Ecology of Street Prostitution 8. Call girls and Street Prostitutes 9. Male and Female Escorts 10. Prostitutes’ Customers 11. Nevada’s Legal Brothels 12. Remaking the Sex Industry 13. Sex Tourism and Sex Workers Aspirations 14. Sex Trafficking

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