It’s not only for the money: an analysis of adolescent versus adult entry into street prostitution.

@article{Cobbina2011ItsNO,
  title={It’s not only for the money: an analysis of adolescent versus adult entry into street prostitution.},
  author={Jennifer E. Cobbina and Sharon S. Oselin},
  journal={Sociological inquiry},
  year={2011},
  volume={81 3},
  pages={310-32}
}
Numerous studies examine the causal factors of entrance into prostitution and find economic marginalization, substance addiction, and interpersonal networks are common reasons women enter the trade. However, we know less about the role that age of onset plays in shaping female pathways into prostitution. Here, we build from insights into previous research by analyzing not only entry pathways but also how age categories are linked to time spent in the trade and whether the length of time in… CONTINUE READING