Contemporary Research on Sex Work by Jeffrey T. Parsons

By Jeffrey T. Parsons

achieve very important perception and a broader point of view on the place, why, and the way intercourse employees behavior their business

For years, the point of interest of intercourse paintings learn has been on street-based female and male intercourse staff and the HIV-related hazards they pose to their consumers. modern learn on intercourse paintings strikes past the elemental organization among intercourse paintings and unprotected intercourse to a fuller description of the various aspects of the whereas nonetheless pursuing a greater knowing of HIV hazard between these operating the streets. the varied techniques during this special ebook contain special sampling, qualitative and quantitative interviews, ethnographic interviews with key informants, utilizing intercourse staff as recruiters, and quasi-experimental intervention designs.

Contemporary examine on intercourse paintings dispels the inspiration that every one intercourse employees are prostitutes operating the streets, highlighting as a substitute quite a few features of intercourse paintings by way of gender, venue, and context. Social scientists from a number of disciplines current examine accumulated from around the usa, Cambodia, the Philippines, Argentina, and Canada that displays the efforts to discover interventions and courses designed to enhance the social and actual lives of male, woman, and transgender intercourse workers—and their consumers. The publication examines how varied conditions make certain varied problems with strength, keep an eye on, health and wellbeing, social functioning, psychological wellbeing and fitness, and HIV/STI danger every one intercourse employee faces.

Contemporary examine on intercourse paintings examines:

  • condom use via transgender lady intercourse workers
  • the organization among psychological overall healthiness concerns and unprotected intercourse
  • the impact of structural intervention in decreasing biologically sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • the “hidden” inhabitants of girls who solicit consumers in inner most destinations off the street
  • stigma resistance between male intercourse employees in Canada
  • the connection among formative years sexual abuse and next involvement in intercourse work
  • well-being providers between male intercourse staff in Argentina
  • how the intersection among race/ethnicity impacts girl intercourse employees in Los Angeles
  • how intercourse staff take care of the negativity that surrounds their profession
  • job-related hazard and defense for intercourse employees in Canada
  • felony matters and coverage issues
  • and masses more!

Contemporary study on intercourse paintings is your advisor to the following iteration of intercourse paintings study, highlighting the necessity to comprehend intercourse paintings as paintings. The ebook is a vital source for researchers within the fields of intercourse learn, intercourse paintings, and HIV/AIDS prevention, and for clinicians who paintings with these serious about the industry.

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