SEX_WORKx_Sx08

SEX_WORKx_Sx08 - Sex Wor k • Definition: exchange of...

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Unformatted text preview: Sex Wor k • Definition: exchange of money for sexual services • Issues around sex work – lack of respect – material conditions of work – double legal standard – objectification of women – power asymmetries • Alternative approaches – decriminalization – economic opportunities Sex Wor k, cont. – Sex Trafficking in women and children – Prostitution or sex slavery? – Influence of internet pornography – Global system: Promise of good job, Corruption at border, “training”, Control & abuse – U.S. response: vice, illegal aliens – Trafficking Victims Protection Act 2000 – Protect Act 2003 – outlaws sex tourism involving children Sex Wor k, 2 • Forced prostitution in U.S. – prostitution/illegal immigration or slavery, human rights abuses? • Sex tourism in Thailand – economic factors – cultural factors – individual life situations ...
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SEX_WORKx_Sx08 - Sex Wor k • Definition: exchange of...

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