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Nightwork: Sexuality, Pleasure, and Corporate Masculinity in a Tokyo Hostess Club
Nightwork: Sexuality, Pleasure, and Corporate Masculinity in a Tokyo Hostess Club
by Anne Allison
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In Nightwork, Anne Allison opens a window onto Japanese corporate culture and gender identities. Allison performed the ritualized tasks of a hostess in one of Tokyo's many "hostess clubs": pouring drinks, lighting cigarettes, and making flattering or... (read more)

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Affair of the Mind
Affair of the Mind
by Laurie Hall
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Laurie Hall's story reveals pornography's subversive side and offers comfort, encouragement, insight, and a plan of action to women whose husbands are addicted.... (read more)

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The Smart Girl's Guide to Porn
The Smart Girl's Guide to Porn
by Violet Blue
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The secret is out: Women watch porn. A recent study by Glamour magazine found that 87 percent of women ages 25 to 39 enjoy porn as part of their self-defined healthy sexual lifestyles — even more than use sex toys.... (read more)

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Slavery Inc: The Untold Story of International Sex Trafficking
Slavery Inc: The Untold Story of International Sex Trafficking
by Lydia Cacho
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Illegal, inhuman, and impervious to recession, there is one trade that continues to thrive, just out of sight. The international sex trade criss-crosses the entire globe, a sinister network made up of criminal masterminds, local handlers, corrupt... (read more)

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Ladies of the Night: A Historical and Personal Perspective on the Oldest Profession in the World
Ladies of the Night: A Historical and Personal Perspective on the Oldest Profession in the World
by Gene Simmons
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Beautifully illustrated in lush, one-of-a-kind binding, Ladies of the Night offers a fresh look at the history of the "world's oldest profession" as seen through the eyes of rock legend - and renowned ladies' man - Gene Simmons. A man who proudly boasts... (read more)

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Casting Stones: Prostitution and Liberation in Asia and the United States
Casting Stones: Prostitution and Liberation in Asia and the United States
by Rita Nakashim Brock
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A cross-cultural analysis by two leading feminist theoloians of the sex industry, this book concentrates on the role of religion in shaping and sustaining related cultural values and the roles of militarism and business in the sexual exploitation of... (read more)

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Leaving Prostitution: Getting Out and Staying Out of Sex Work
Leaving Prostitution: Getting Out and Staying Out of Sex Work
by Sharon S Oselin
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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... (read more)

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Assuming the Position: A Memoir of Hustling
Assuming the Position: A Memoir of Hustling
by Rick Whitaker
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Rick Whitaker divulges the complex reasons that drove him to prostitution and reflects on the cost of a life of half-truths and emotional lies. With an unsentimental eye, Whitaker chronicles his descent and eventual resolution.... (read more)

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Naked: The Life and Pornography of Michael Lucas
Naked: The Life and Pornography of Michael Lucas
by Corey Taylor
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A no-hold-barred, authorized biography that delivers a fascinating and provocative portrait of gay porns hottest maverick star--featuring outrageous quotes and never-before-told personal stories about the industry he changed forever.... (read more)

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Strip City: A Stripper's Farewell Journey Across America
Strip City: A Stripper's Farewell Journey Across America
by Lily Burana
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The ultimate road trip; a daring and disarmingly honest odyssey across America with an ex-stripper who dusts off her dancing shoes for a farewell tour. Lily Burana had been working as a journalist for five years when, on a cross-country assignment... (read more)

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Love for Sale (05 Edition)
Love for Sale (05 Edition)
by Ringdal
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From the Whore of Babylon to The Happy Hooker, eminent historian Nils Johan Ringdal has written a masterly, extremely readable world history of the worlds oldest profession, spanning a wide historical swathe armed with a lively wit. Beginning with The... (read more)

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The Invention of Pornography, 1500-1800: Obscenity and the Origins of Modernity
The Invention of Pornography, 1500-1800: Obscenity and the Origins of Modernity
by Lynn Avery Hunt
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In America today the debate over the censorship of pornography continues to call into question the values of a modern, democratic culture.... (read more)

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Bunny Tales: Behind Closed Doors at the Playboy Mansion
Bunny Tales: Behind Closed Doors at the Playboy Mansion
by Izabella St James
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When this beach bunny caught the eye of Hugh Hefner at an L.A. nightclub, Izabella St. James was looking for a fun break from studying for the bar. As the latest Girlfriend of the Playboy founder, her “break” lasted two years, but life behind... (read more)

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Strip Club: Gender, Power, and Sex Work
Strip Club: Gender, Power, and Sex Work
by Kim Price Glynn
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At the close of the twentieth century, political protests have erupted throughout the world. While the collapse of communism was certainly one of the most spectacular protest- related events, smaller protests have become ubiquitous. In Los Angeles, labor... (read more)

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The Porning of America: The Rise of Porn Culture, What It Means, and Where We Go from Here
The Porning of America: The Rise of Porn Culture, What It Means, and Where We Go from Here
by Carmine Sarracino
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From the popular Bratz dolls to the infamous photos from Abu Ghraib, The Porning of America reveals that porn has become the mainstream--and the mainstream has become porn. Carmine Sarracino and Kevin Scott argue that porn has seeped into and been... (read more)

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Skin City: Uncovering the Las Vegas Sex Industry (Las Vegas Review-Journal Book)
Skin City: Uncovering the Las Vegas Sex Industry (Las Vegas Review-Journal Book)
by Jack Sheehan
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- Reveals the lives of those who live in and around the sex industry and why they chose it. - Secrets and titillating expose of what goes on behind the scenes in the Las Vegas that people want to see but never admit to.... (read more)

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The Book of the Courtesans: A Catalog of Their Virtues
The Book of the Courtesans: A Catalog of Their Virtues
by Susan Griffin
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"Provocative and compelling, filled with Susan Griffin's typically wise and beautiful writing, The Book of The Courtesans rescues from near oblivian some of history's most outrageous and audacious women." --Alice Walker, author of The Color... (read more)

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Unrepentant Whore: The Collected Works of Scarlot Harlot
Unrepentant Whore: The Collected Works of Scarlot Harlot
by Scarlot Harlot
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A declared feminist activist, Carol Leigh refers to herself as a life artist, an "autobiographical journalist ... using myself and my life as an example, employing the image of whore in order to reclaim female sexual symbolism." Scarlot Harlot, Leigh's... (read more)

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Spent
Spent
by Antonia Crane
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A small town girl leaves her troubled family and starts stripping — which introduces her to a community that keeps her sober and saves her life — but a roller-coaster lifestyle ensues. She gets drugged, does enema shows, and unionizes the club.... (read more)

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Pornified (05 Edition)
Pornified (05 Edition)
by Pamela Paul
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“Strips porn of its culture-war claptrap . . . Pornified may stand as a Kinsey Report for our time.”—San Francisco Chronicle Porn in America is everywhere—not just in cybersex and Playboy but in popular video games, advice columns... (read more)

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