Entrance into Prostitution

@article{Silbert1982EntranceIP,
  title={Entrance into Prostitution},
  author={Mimi Halper Silbert and Ayala Malach Pines},
  journal={Youth \& Society},
  year={1982},
  volume={13},
  pages={471 - 500}
}
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