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Pornland : How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality (10 Edition)
Pornland : How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality (10 Edition)
by Gail Dines
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Astonishingly, the average age of first viewing porn is now 11.5 years for boys, and with the advent of the Internet, it’s no surprise that young people are consuming more porn than ever. And, as Gail Dines shows, today’s porn is strikingly... (read more)

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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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Whores and Other Feminists
Whores and Other Feminists
by Jill Nagle
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Each contributor ellucidates a particular intersection, or series of intersections, of feminist theory and sex work practice: a butch lesbian offers herself for hire by femmes; after years of studying the holy whore archetype, a forty-two year old woman... (read more)

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Diary of a Drag Queen
Diary of a Drag Queen
by Daniel Harris
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Although Harris had never before done drag, he set to work learning the ropes of cross-dressing once handsome, desirable, and frequently off-limit men were made available to him. Now Harris offers this revealing, comic, and sexually charged chronicle of... (read more)

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Runaway Girl: Escaping Life on the Streets
Runaway Girl: Escaping Life on the Streets
by Carissa Phelps
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“Riveting . . . A genuinely important book that casts the problem of sex trafficking in America into stunning, heartbreaking relief.” (Kirkus Reviews)   A School Library Journal Best Adult Book for Teens A Joan F. Kaywell Award... (read more)

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City of Eros: New York City, Prostitution, and the Commercialization of Sex, 1790-1920
City of Eros: New York City, Prostitution, and the Commercialization of Sex, 1790-1920
by Timothy Gilfoyle
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Winner of the Allan Nevins Prize of the Society of American Historians and the New York State Historical Association Manuscript Prize.... (read more)

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Sex Trafficking : Inside Business of Modern Slavery (08 Edition)
Sex Trafficking : Inside Business of Modern Slavery (08 Edition)
by Kara Siddharth
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Every year, hundreds of thousands of women and children are abducted, deceived, seduced, or sold into forced prostitution, coerced to service hundreds if not thousands of men before being discarded. These trafficked sex slaves form the backbone of one of... (read more)

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Women and Prostitution: A Social History
Women and Prostitution: A Social History
by Vern Bullough
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In this time of heated debate over pornography in general and prostitution in particular, Vern and Bonnie Bullough present a fascinating look at the social and historical context of the "world's oldest profession." Women and Prostitution is a panorama of... (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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Madam Inside a Nevada Brothel
Madam Inside a Nevada Brothel
by Lora Shaner
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Sex is for sale 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in Nevada's legal brothels. Former madam Lora Shaner takes you into the parlor--and bedroom--of Sheri's Ranch, in this compelling account of the sex-for-money culture. Read about the nun turned prostitute,... (read more)

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Working Sex: Sex Workers Write about a Changing Industry
Working Sex: Sex Workers Write about a Changing Industry
by Annie Oakley
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Dispelling the myth that sex workers are anything short of innovators and artists, Working Sex brings strippers, prostitutes, dommes, film stars, Internet models, and others together into a fascinating and groundbreaking collection. Featuring... (read more)

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Prostitution and State in Itlay, 1860-1915 (2ND 99 Edition)
Prostitution and State in Itlay, 1860-1915 (2ND 99 Edition)
by Mary Gibson
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Prostitution and the State in Italy traces the history, of prostitution from unification in 1860 to 1915. The Cavour Law of 1860 regulating prostitution was named after Camillo Benso di Cavour, the first prime minister of Italy. Cavour feared the spread... (read more)

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Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper
Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper
by Diablo Cody
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Decreed by David Letterman (tongue in cheek) on CBS TV’s The Late Show to be the pick of “Dave’s Book Club 2006,” Candy Girl is the story of a young writer who dared to bare it all as a stripper. At the age of twenty-four, Diablo Cody... (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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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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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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Obscene Profits: The Entrepreneurs of Pornography in the Cyberage
Obscene Profits: The Entrepreneurs of Pornography in the Cyberage
by Frederick S Lane
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Sex sells. Already a ten-billion dollar business-and growing-most sex businesses require relatively low start-up costs and minimal equipment. No wonder retired porn stars, homemakers, college students, and entrepreneurs of every stripe are eager to jump... (read more)

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Ordeal
Ordeal
by Linda Lovelace
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Linda Lovelace became a household name in 1972, when Deep Throat--a film made for only $25.000--became the first pornographic movie ever to cross over to mainstream audiences, to the tune of $600 million and counting. Despite being the face that launched... (read more)

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Prostitution of Sexuality
Prostitution of Sexuality
by Kathleen Barry
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Why are today's adults more like adolescents, in their dress and personal tastes, than ever before? Why do so many adults seem to drift and avoid responsibilities such as work and family? As the traditional family breaks down and marriage and child... (read more)

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Somebody's Daughter: The Hidden Story of America's Prostituted Children and the Battle to Save Them
Somebody's Daughter: The Hidden Story of America's Prostituted Children and the Battle to Save Them
by Julian Sher
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They are Americas forgotten children, the hundreds of thousands of child prostitutes who walk the Las Vegas Strip, the casinos of Atlantic City, the truck stops on interstates, and the street corners of our cities. Many people wrongly believe sex... (read more)

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