Risky Business: Harlem Pimps’ Work Decisions and Economic Returns

@article{Horning2018RiskyBH,
  title={Risky Business: Harlem Pimps’ Work Decisions and Economic Returns},
  author={Amber Horning and Christopher Thomas and Anthony Allen Marcus and Julie Sriken},
  journal={Deviant Behavior},
  year={2018},
  volume={41},
  pages={160 - 185}
}
ABSTRACT In this mixed methods study of 56 entry-level pimps in Harlem, NY, we explore how pimps’ choices to use violence or control differ by where they are selling sex, who their clientele are, and whether these violent and controlling behaviors yield higher returns. First, we qualitatively explore how pimps account for each of these choices, and how each group of choices are related to the other choices. Second, we use bivariate statistical techniques to see whether there are associations in… Expand
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