Sex as a Business

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Social Control of Sexuality Ø Sex as a Business
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Sex as a Business Prostitutes/commercial sex workers (“hookers”) engage in partnered sexual activity in return for: money material gifts some other form of payment, such as drugs
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Sex as a Business Call girl Works out of her own residence. Often from middle-class background. May be college graduate. Dresses expensively and lives in upscale neighborhood. May also provide such services as accompanying clients to business and social gatherings. Can earn a great deal of money.
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Sex as a Business Brothels (houses of prostitution) mostly have been replaced by in- call services . Workers have regular shifts in an apartment or condo. They provide sexual gratification to clients. Charge on an hourly basis. Sex worker has less autonomy than a call girl. Percentage of profits goes to manager or madam.
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Sex as a Business Massage parlor Some provide legitimate massage therapy. Others sell sex services. Out-call service Escorts go to the clients. More risky - escort cannot control the setting in which services are provided.
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Sex as a Business Streetwalker Sells her wares on the streets of cities. Less attractive and less fashionably dressed. Charges much less. In some cities more likely to be arrested. Greater risk of disease and violence.
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Sex as a Business Pimp : She supports him with earnings. He may provide companionship and sex.
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course PSYCH 2306 taught by Professor Michaelrose during the Spring '11 term at Collins.

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