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Brothels of Nevada: Candid Views of America's Legal Sex Industry
The state of Nevada is known as a place for quick money, 24-hour marriages, and easy divorces. But it's also the only place in the United States with a legal sex industry. About 300 women today work in Nevada brothels, all regulated by the state government. Often shunned from serious condsideration, little is known about the prostitutes or the environments in which they wo ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published September 1st 2003 by Princeton Architectural Press
(first published 2003)
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I was weeding the 300's when I came across this book. The title caught my attention and the photographs drew me in. Only a few of the photos feature any of the employees of the brothels. The focus is on the physical surroundings these women work in (or worked as some of the brothels are closed now), which often looked as if they had been decorated by twelve year old girls .. or perhaps what someone imagined a twelve year old would like, as I have a feeling many of the "girls" had little to no ch ...more
Alexa Albert, M.D., is a graduate of Brown University and Harvard Medical School. She has written and lectured widely on issue of public health and prostitution and was named on of Mirabella's 1,000 Women for the Nineties for her work with Nevada's legal prostitutes. She currently lives in Seattle.More about Alexa Albert...