Prostitution: An International Handbook on Trends, Problems, and Policies

Hardcover | October 1, 1993

EditorNanette J. Davis

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Scholars from around the world have contributed to the first major reference book to be published on female prostitution as an international phenomenon. Experts survey and analyze the historical background, current problems and policies, and future possible directions in 16 representative countries. The volume belongs in college, university, and institutional libraries and collections dealing with social problems, women's studies, international relations, and world history. The volume opens with a lengthy introduction by the editor, Nanette Davis, defining the situation in general, pointing to current trends and future concerns. Country chapters, primarily by native writers, include: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, England and Wales, Germany, Italy, Japan, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Taiwan, United States, Vietnam, and the former Yugoslavia. Each chapter provides references, and the index makes the volume easily accessible to researchers in various disciplines.

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Scholars from around the world have contributed to the first major reference book to be published on female prostitution as an international phenomenon. Experts survey and analyze the historical background, current problems and policies, and future possible directions in 16 representative countries. The volume belongs in college, unive...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:424 pages, 9.55 × 6.37 × 1.28 inPublished:October 1, 1993Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:031325754X

ISBN - 13:9780313257544

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.,."This is a highly informative guide to the subject of prostitution trends on an international level. Recommended for sociology reference collections of academic and main public libraries."-Reference Book Review