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Sex markets : a denied industry

Author
Della Giusta, Marina, 1970-
Title
Sex markets : a denied industry / Marina Della Giusta, Maria Laura Di Tommaso and Steinar Strøm.
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
Description
x, 93 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Other contributors
Di Tommaso, M. L. (Maria Laura) Strøm, Steinar.
Series
Routledge IAFFE advances in feminist economics ; 6
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [87]-90) and index.
Contents
  • List of tables and figures
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • pt. 1. Studying sex work
  • 1.1. Conceptualising sex work
  • 1.2. Social sciences and sex work
  • 1.3. Economics and sex work
  • pt. 2. A reputation approach to the analysis of the sex market
  • 2.1. The demand side, the clients
  • 2.2. The supply side
  • 2.3. Market equilibrium
  • 2.4. The sex market when norms are endogenous
  • 2.5. Different markets and policies : decriminalisation, criminalisation, abolitionism
  • pt. 3. Empirical application
  • 3.1. The demand side : clients of street sex workers in the US
  • 3.1.1. Description of the data
  • 3.1.2. Modelling demand and risk aversion
  • 3.1.3. Empirical estimates
  • 3.1.4. Results
  • 3.2. A specific segment of the supply side : sexually exploited trafficked women
  • 3.2.1. Definition of trafficking and exploitation
  • 3.2.2. Description of the IOM data set
  • Conclusions
  • pt. 4. Appendices
  • Appendix 1
  • Appendix 2
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index.
Kinsey subjects
Prostitution. Proxenetism. Attitudes on prostitution. Legal aspects of prostitution. Prostitution research.
ISBN
9780415397179 (hardcover) 0415397170 (hardcover) 9780415423724 (softcover) 0415423724 (softcover) 9780203929506 (ebook) 0203929500 (ebook)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
380.2 D45 s4 2008
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute