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Sex for Sale: Prostitution, Pornography, and the Sex Industry
This groundbreaking collection of essays on the sex industry contains original studies on sex work, its risks and benefits, and its political implications. Sex for Sale covers areas not commonly researched, including gay and lesbian pornography, telephone sex workers, customers of prostitutes, male and female escorts who work independently, street prostitution, sex tourism ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by Routledge
(first published 1999)
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Apr 29, 2012 Hotavio rated it really liked it
Recommended to Hotavio by: HIST 502 History of Gender and Sexuality
The title of this book does this book a disservice. While Sex for Sale exposes the prostitution, pornogrpahy, and sex industry; it does so through unconventional angles. A few of the essays tackle the mainstream aspects of these topics, but most have a female centered/feminist, gay/lesbian, or racial bend to them. This causes the reader to consider the complexities of prostitution, pornography, and the sex industry. All essays are empathetic and the sex worker has a voice in the book, which he ...more