An Investigation of the Incidence of Client-Perpetrated Sexual Violence Against Male Sex Workers

@article{Jamel2011AnIO,
  title={An Investigation of the Incidence of Client-Perpetrated Sexual Violence Against Male Sex Workers},
  author={Joanna Jamel},
  journal={International Journal of Sexual Health},
  year={2011},
  volume={23},
  pages={63 - 78}
}
  • Joanna Jamel
  • Published 28 February 2011
  • Psychology, Sociology
  • International Journal of Sexual Health
ABSTRACT This article discusses exploratory research investigating the incidence and context of client-perpetrated sexual violence against male sex workers. Four different methods (Web-based surveys, tick-box questionnaires, telephone, and face-to-face interviews) were employed in this study of 50 male escorts. The qualitative data were analyzed using an adapted form of grounded theory. It was found that client-perpetrated sexual violence within male sex work appears to be uncommon. However… 

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