Male Sex Work & Society
This new collection explores for the first time male sex work from a rich array of perspectives and disciplines. It aims to help enrich the ways in which we view both male sex work as a field of commerce and male sex worker themselves. Leading contributors examine the field both historically... show more
This new collection explores for the first time male sex work from a rich array of perspectives and disciplines. It aims to help enrich the ways in which we view both male sex work as a field of commerce and male sex worker themselves.
Leading contributors examine the field both historically andcross-culturally from fields including public health, sociology, psychology, social services, history, filmography, economics, mental health, criminal justice, geography, and migration studies, and more.
Synthesizing introductions by the editors help the reader understand the implications of the findings and conclusions for scholars, practitioners, students, and members of the interested/concerned public.
Publish date: April 28, 2014
Publisher: Harrington Park Press
Edition language: English
When thinking of sex work, we often think of it as a female profession, but it never has belonged exclusively to women. We rarely see male sex workers represented in popular culture, and we do, we often encounter either a sterilized, hetero-normative presentation. Male Sex Work and Society attempt...
Disclaimer: Digital ARC via Net galley. I blame Pretty Woman. Okay, it’s not just Pretty Woman; I suppose it started way back when with Opera. But I blame Pretty Woman. Julia Robert’s Megawatt smile and great legs did more to Romanize prostitute than anything else. I’m sure of it. ...