New directions in research on prostitution

  title={New directions in research on prostitution},
  author={Ronald Weitzer},
  journal={Crime, Law and Social Change},
  • Ronald Weitzer
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • Crime, Law and Social Change
  • This article critically evaluates the theoretical and empirical literature on contemporary prostitution. Most research focuses exclusively on street prostitution and female workers, with much less attention devoted to indoor prostitution, male and transgender workers, customers, and managers. Drawing on the sparse literature available on these underexamined topics, the article demonstrates how further research will yield a more nuanced and multifaceted understanding of contemporary prostitution… CONTINUE READING

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