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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 37 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Pimping of Prostitution: Abolishing the Sex Work Myth by Julie Bindel
    The Pimping of Prostitution: Abolishing the Sex Work Myth - by Julie Bindel

    £24.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781349959464 | ISBN 10: 1349959464

    This book examines one of the most contested issues facing feminists, human rights activists and governments around the globe – the international sex trade. For decades, the liberal left has been conflicted as to whether pro-prostitution activists ... more

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  • Cover image of book Prostitution: Sex Work, Policy & Politics by Teela Sanders, Maggie O
    Prostitution: Sex Work, Policy & Politics - by Teela Sanders, Maggie O'Neill and Jane Pitcher

    £28.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473989351 | ISBN 10: 1473989353

    The field of sex work has undergone a massive expansion in the past ten years. In this new edition, three leading researchers come together to provide an interdisciplinary outline of sex work. This book provides comprehensive coverage of key areas co ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pimp State: Sex, Money and the Future of Equality by Kat Banyard
    Pimp State: Sex, Money and the Future of Equality - by Kat Banyard

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571278237 | ISBN 10: 057127823x

    Never before have prostitution, strip clubs and pornography been as profitable, widely used or embedded in mainstream culture as they are today. How society should respond to the rise of the sex trade is shaping up to be one of the Twenty-First Centu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Prostitution Narratives: Stories of Survival in the Sex Trade by Caroline Norma and Melinda Tankard Reist (Editors)
    Prostitution Narratives: Stories of Survival in the Sex Trade - by Caroline Norma and Melinda Tankard Reist (Editors)

    £19.95   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781742199863 | ISBN 10: 1742199860

    For too long the global sex industry and its vested interests have dominated the prostitution debate repeating the same old line that sex work is just like any job. In large sections of the media, academia, public policy, Government and the law, the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Leaving Prostitution: Getting out and Staying Out of Sex Work by Sharon S. Oselin
    Leaving Prostitution: Getting out and Staying Out of Sex Work - by Sharon S. Oselin

    £15.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780814770375 | ISBN 10: 0814770371

    While street prostitutes comprise only a small minority of sex workers, they have the highest rates of physical and sexual abuse, arrest and incarceration, drug addiction, and stigmatization, which stem from both their public visibility and their dan ... more

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  • Cover image of book Playing the Whore by Melissa Gira Grant
    Playing the Whore - by Melissa Gira Grant

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781683231 | ISBN 10: 1781683239

    "An important contribution to debates around sex and work ... deserves to be read."(Nina Power) The sex industry is an endless source of prurient drama for the mainstream media. Recent years have seen a panic over "online red-light districts," whi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution by Rachel Moran
    Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution - by Rachel Moran

    £10.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780717160327 | ISBN 10: 0717160327

    ‘When you are fifteen years old and destitute, too unskilled to work and too young to claim unemployment benefit, your body is all you have left to sell.’   Rachel Moran came from a troubled family background. Taken into State care at fourteen, she ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Woman and Springtime by B.W. Jones
    All Woman and Springtime - by B.W. Jones

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780222912 | ISBN 10: 1780222912

    Gi lives behind North Korea's iron curtain under the watchful eye of Dear Leader. As an orphan, growing up on a diet of thin soup and propaganda, life is a constant struggle against hunger and fear. But when she meets headstrong Il-sun, tender Gi fin ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Agency of Their Own: Sex Worker Union Organizing by Gregor Gall
    An Agency of Their Own: Sex Worker Union Organizing - by Gregor Gall

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781846942549 | ISBN 10: 1846942543

    This book concerns the projects and processes of sex worker unionisation and more widely forms of sex worker self-interest representation.  Since the late 1980s, sex workers have unionised themselves as collective associations of workers in thei ... more

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  • Cover image of book Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls are Not for Sale: A Memoir by Rachel Lloyd
    Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls are Not for Sale: A Memoir - by Rachel Lloyd

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780061582066 | ISBN 10: 0061582069

    With the power and verity of First They Killed My Father and A Long Way Gone, Rachel Lloyd’s riveting survivor story is the true tale of her hard-won escape from the commercial sex industry and her bold founding of GEMS, New York City’s Girls Educa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Whistleblower: Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors, and One Woman
    The Whistleblower: Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors, and One Woman's Fight for Justice - by Kathryn Bolkovac and Cari Lynn

    £11.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780230115224 | ISBN 10: 0230115225

    When Nebraska police officer and divorced mother of three Kathryn Bolkovac saw a recruiting announcement for private military contractor DynCorp International, she applied and was hired. Good money, world travel, and the chance to help rebuild a war- ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strip Club: Gender, Power, and Sex Work by Kim Price-Glynn
    Strip Club: Gender, Power, and Sex Work - by Kim Price-Glynn

    £19.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780814767610 | ISBN 10: 0814767613

    In Strip Club, Kim Price‒Glynn takes us behind the scenes at a rundown club where women strip out of economic need, a place where strippers’ stories are not glamorous or liberating, but emotionally demanding and physically exhausting. Strip Clu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sex Work Matters: Power and Intimacy in the Global Sex Industry by Edited by Melissa Ditmore and Alys Willman with Antonia Levy
    Sex Work Matters: Power and Intimacy in the Global Sex Industry - by Edited by Melissa Ditmore and Alys Willman with Antonia Levy

    £20.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848134348 | ISBN 10: 1848134347

    Sex Work Matters brings sex workers, scholars and activists together to present pioneering essays on the economics and sociology of sex work. From insights by sex workers on how they handle money, intimate relationships and daily harassment by police ... more

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  • Cover image of book Regulating Sex / Work: From Crime Control to Neo-Liberalism? by Edited by Jane Scoular and Teela Sanders
    Regulating Sex / Work: From Crime Control to Neo-Liberalism? - by Edited by Jane Scoular and Teela Sanders

    £19.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781444333626 | ISBN 10: 1444333623

    Regulating Sex/Work: From Crime Control to Neo-liberalism? addresses the rise in sexual commerce and consumption by challenging traditional responses and offering a fresh approach to sex industry regulation.  * Examines different forms of sex ... more

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  • Cover image of book On Black Sisters
    On Black Sisters's Street - by Chika Unigwe

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099523949 | ISBN 10: 0099523949

    Before Efe came to Belgium, she imagined castles and clean streets and snow as white as salt. Belgium, ‘...a country wey dey Europe. Next door to London'.  At the house on Zwarterzusterstraat four very different women have made their way from Afri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gangs and Girls: Understanding Juvenile Prostitution by Michel Dorais & Patrice Corriveau
    Gangs and Girls: Understanding Juvenile Prostitution - by Michel Dorais & Patrice Corriveau

    £23.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780773534421 | ISBN 10: 0773534423

    Gangs and Girls is the first major piece of qualitative research specifically aimed at understanding and analyzing the involvement of street gangs in female juvenile prostitution. Organized around a number of direct central questions, Michel Dorais a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Industrial Vagina: the Political Economy of the Global Sex Trade by Sheila Jeffreys
    The Industrial Vagina: the Political Economy of the Global Sex Trade - by Sheila Jeffreys

    £28.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780415412339 | ISBN 10: 0415412331

    The industrialization of prostitution and the sex trade has created a multibillion-dollar global market, involving millions of women, that makes a substantial contribution to national and global economies.   The Industrial Vagina examines how pro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sex as Crime? by Gayle Letherby et al (editors)
    Sex as Crime? - by Gayle Letherby et al (editors)

    £32.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781843922674 | ISBN 10: 1843922673

    This book brings together chapters by academics, researchers and practitioners to analyse how crimes such as sex work, domestic violence and rape and sexual assault have risen up the Government agenda in recent years. For example, the 'Paying the Pri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Paying for Pleasure: Men Who Buy Sex by Teela Sanders
    Paying for Pleasure: Men Who Buy Sex - by Teela Sanders

    £30.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781843923213 | ISBN 10: 1843923211

    Drawing on original empirical data with men who buy sex, this book takes a fresh look at the relationships clients have with female sex workers. The core questions that form the backbone of the research are not only the expected inquiry into ‘why men ... more

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  • Cover image of book Violence and Sex Work in Britain by Hilary Kinnell
    Violence and Sex Work in Britain - by Hilary Kinnell

    £30.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781843923503 | ISBN 10: 1843923505

    Violence and Sex Work in Britain explores violence and homicide in the context of sex work, showing how current law and repressive policing tactics exacerbate vulnerability. It exposes inadequacies in the criminal justice system, leading to failures ... more

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  • Cover image of book Miss Bangkok: Memoirs of a Thai Prostitute by Bua Boonmee, with Nicola Pierce
    Miss Bangkok: Memoirs of a Thai Prostitute - by Bua Boonmee, with Nicola Pierce

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781905379439 | ISBN 10: 1905379439

    'Sometimes I wonder was I born to be unfortunate; is this my life my destiny? I pray to Biddha that this not be the case. My life seems to be that of a country girl who has spent her days escaping from a tiger, only to be eaten by a crocodile. Mine i ... more

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  • Cover image of book On the Game: Women and Sex Work by Sophie Day
    On the Game: Women and Sex Work - by Sophie Day

    £27.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780745317588 | ISBN 10: 0745317588

    On the Game is an ethnographic account of prostitutes and prostitution. Sophie Day has followed the lives of individual women over fifteen years, and her book details their attempts to manage their lives against a backdrop of social disapproval. The ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sex at the Margins: Migration, Labour Markets and the Rescue Industry by Laura Maria Agustin
    Sex at the Margins: Migration, Labour Markets and the Rescue Industry - by Laura Maria Agustin

    £19.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781842778609 | ISBN 10: 1842778609

    This groundbreaking book explodes several myths: that selling sex is completely different from any other kind of work, that migrants who sell sex are passive victims and that the multitude of people out to save them are without self-interest. Laura A ... more

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  • Cover image of book Making Sex Work: A Failed Experiment With Legalised Prostitution by Mary Lucille Sullivan
    Making Sex Work: A Failed Experiment With Legalised Prostitution - by Mary Lucille Sullivan

    £19.95   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781876756604 | ISBN 10: 1876756608

    Does legalisation solve the dangers of sex work?   Sex worker advocates have argued for many years that legalising prostitution is the way to make the industry safer both for workers and clients. In 1984, the State of Victoria did just that, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unprotected by Esther Wilson, John Fay, Tony Green & Lizzie Nunnery
    Unprotected - by Esther Wilson, John Fay, Tony Green & Lizzie Nunnery

    £9.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780856762918 | ISBN 10: 0856762911

    Winner of Amnesty International's Freedom of Expression award, presented as part of the Scotsman Awards at the 2006 Edinburgh Festival.   Unprotected explores the recent developments in Liverpool that surround the sex trade industry through a docum ... more

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  • Cover image of book Price of Sex: Prostitution, Policy and Society by Belinda Brooks-Gordon
    Price of Sex: Prostitution, Policy and Society - by Belinda Brooks-Gordon

    £30.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781843920878 | ISBN 10: 1843920875

    As a society we are buying more sex than ever before. Adult sex shops now take their place amongst retailers in the high street and lap dancing clubs compete for an increased share of the leisure economy; hotel chains offer sexually explicit films as ... more

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  • Cover image of book Living and Working in Areas of Street Sex Work by Jane Pitcher, Rosie Campbell et al
    Living and Working in Areas of Street Sex Work - by Jane Pitcher, Rosie Campbell et al

    £13.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781861348661 | ISBN 10: 1861348665

    There has been considerable recent policy debate on street sex work in local neighbourhoods and responses to community concerns. This report examines how residential areas characterised as areas of female street sex work are shared by different secti ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Undoing: Love in the Thick of Sex, Drugs, Pornography and Prostitution by Aiden Shaw
    My Undoing: Love in the Thick of Sex, Drugs, Pornography and Prostitution - by Aiden Shaw

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780786717439 | ISBN 10: 0786717432

    The star of more than 50 adult films, Aiden Shaw ranks as one of gay porn's all-time favourite performers. His films have brought him international celebrity, including the honour of having Sex and the City writers name a character after him. Now, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Illicit and Illegal: Sex, Regulation and Social Control by Joanna Phoenix & Sarah Oerton
    Illicit and Illegal: Sex, Regulation and Social Control - by Joanna Phoenix & Sarah Oerton

    £30.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781843920809 | ISBN 10: 1843920808

    This book is about the surprisingly neglected area of the regulation of sex. It describes and discusses the ways in which various sexual activities are controlled, regulated and made illegal and/or deviant and illicit. Its primary focus is upon the m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Prostitution, Trafficking and Traumatic Stress by Melissa Farley
    Prostitution, Trafficking and Traumatic Stress - by Melissa Farley

    £40.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780789023797 | ISBN 10: 0789023792

    Note: this book is print-on-demand - meaning that the publisher does not hold physical stock of it but instead produces a copy whenever they receive an order for it. Due to the price of the book we will not always have it in general stock, so orderin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sex Work: A Risky Business by Teela Sanders
    Sex Work: A Risky Business - by Teela Sanders

    £30.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781843920823 | ISBN 10: 1843920824

    This is a richly detailed account of the way the sex industry works, and one of the few empirical studies that investigates the off street industry in Britain. The book seeks to advance a greater knowledge of the social organisation of the sex indust ... more

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  • Cover image of book Autobiography of a Geisha by Sayo Masuda
    Autobiography of a Geisha - by Sayo Masuda

    £12.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780099462040 | ISBN 10: 0099462044

    The glamourous world of Kyoto's geisha is familiar to many readers, but Sayo Masuda's tale tells a different story. Masuda was a geisha at a rural hot-springs resort where the realities of sex for sale were unadorned by the trappings of wealth and po ... more

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  • Cover image of book Travels in the Skin Trade: Tourism and the Sex Industry by Jeremy Seabrook
    Travels in the Skin Trade: Tourism and the Sex Industry - by Jeremy Seabrook

    £24.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780745317564 | ISBN 10: 0745317561

    This updated version of Jeremy Seabrook's book Travels in the Skin Trade contains a new preface, highlighting the current issues surrounding sex tourism in Thailand.   Press coverage of the sex trade routinely consists of ill-informed, morali ... more

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  • Cover image of book Some Mother
    Some Mother's Daughter: Prostitute Women Against Violence - by International Prostitutes Collective

    £8.00   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780951777589 | ISBN 10: 095177758x

    Violence against sex workers is built into the law and its enforcement. In response, prostitute women (and often their mothers and sisters) have been an important but hidden part of the women's movement against violence. What they propose for their ... more

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  • Cover image of book Travesti: Sex, Gender and Culture Among Brazilian Transgendered Prostitutes by Don Kulick
    Travesti: Sex, Gender and Culture Among Brazilian Transgendered Prostitutes - by Don Kulick

    £22.00   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9780226461007 | ISBN 10: 0226461009

    In this dramatic and compelling narrative, anthropologist Don Kulick follows the lives of a group of transgendered prostitutes (called travestis in Portuguese) in the Brazilian city Salvador. Travestis are males who, often beginning at ages as young ... more

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  • Cover image of book Honey, Honey, Miss Thang: Being Black, Gay, and on the Streets by Leon E. Pettiway
    Honey, Honey, Miss Thang: Being Black, Gay, and on the Streets - by Leon E. Pettiway

    £26.99   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9781566394987 | ISBN 10: 1566394988

    Many straight Americans would never embrace homosexuals as neighbors, co-workers, or friends. Still less would they accept as equals those transgendered individuals who work the streets to provide themselves with drug money.   This book seeks ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gather Together in My Name by Maya Angelou
    Gather Together in My Name - by Maya Angelou

    £9.99   paperback   (1985) - ISBN 13: 9781844085026 | ISBN 10: 1844085023

    Maya Angelou's volumes of autobiography are a testament to the talents and resilience of this extraordinary writer. Loving the world, she also knows its cruelty. As a black woman she has known discrimination and extreme poverty, but also hope, joy, a ... more

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