Prostitution and Sex Trafficking

ISBN-10: 0737733306

ISBN-13: 9780737733303

Edition: 2007

Authors: Louise I. Gerdes

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List price: $29.45
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cengage Gale
Publication date: 7/28/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 220
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints?
Is Prostitution and Sex Trafficking a Serious Problem?
Chapter Preface
Sex Trafficking Threatens the United States
The Problem of Sex Trafficking in the United States Is Overstated
Eastern European Sex Slavery Is a Serious Problem
The Problem of Eastern European Sex Slavery Is Exaggerated
Child Prostitution Is a Global Health Problem
Male Prostitutes Face Numerous Risks
Periodical Bibliography
How Should Society View Prostitution?
Chapter Preface
Society Views Prostitution as a Crime
Society Should Not View Prostitution as a Crime
Prostitution Should Be Seen as Degrading
Prostitution Should Be Seen as Empowering Some Women
Society Should Regard Prostitution as a Choice
Prostitution Is Sexual Violence
Periodical Bibliography
What Factors Contribute to Prostitution and Sex Trafficking?
Chapter Preface
Childhood Sexual Abuse Often Leads to Prostitution
Drug Addiction Can Lead to Prostitution
Poverty and Gender Inequality Promote Prostitution
War and Terrorism Increase Prostitution
Strict Immigration Policies Promote Sex Trafficking
Periodical Bibliography
What Policies Should Govern Prostitution?
Chapter Preface
Prostitution Should Not Be Legalized
Prostitution Should Be Legalized
U.S. Policies Will Reduce Sex Trafficking
U.S. Policies Promote Sex Trafficking
Laws That Target Customers Will Protect Prostitutes
Laws That Target Customers Harm Prostitutes
Periodical Bibliography
For Further Discussion
Bibliography of Books
Organizations to Contact
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