Sex Work Research

  title={Sex Work Research},
  author={Frances M. Shaver},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  pages={296 - 319}
  • F. Shaver
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Interpersonal Violence
The challenges involved in the design of ethical, nonexploitative research projects with sex workers or any other marginalized population are significant. First, the size and boundaries of the population are unknown, making it extremely difficult to get a representative sample. Second, because membership in hidden populations often involves stigmatized or illegal behavior, concerns regarding privacy and confidentiality are paramount and difficult to resolve. In addition, they often result in… Expand

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