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Title What are the causes of prostitution? [electronic resource] / Louise I. Gerdes, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2007.

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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 104 p. ; 23 cm.
Series At issue. Social issues
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 93-98) and index.
Contents The causes of prostitution : an overview / Lisa A. Kramer, Ellen C. Berg -- Policies favoring legalization encourage prostitution and sex trafficking / Donna M. Hughes -- The root cause of prostitution is the demand for prostitutes / Lisa A. Howard -- Poverty leads to prostitution in the developing world / Carol Mithers -- Poverty is not always the cause of prostitution in the developing world / Bruce Bower -- Childhood sexual abuse often leads to prostitution / Kari Lydersen -- Male orphans and runaways sometimes turn to prostitution / Eric P. Martin, Nikola Brabenec -- Sexual liberation has led to the toleration of prostitution / Roger Scruton -- Gender-based domination promotes prostitution and sex trafficking / Monica O'Connor, Grainne Healy -- Drug addiction keeps sex-trafficking victims in prostitution / Nicholas D. Kristof -- Ignorance and complacency promote sex trafficking / Wendy Murray Zoba -- Multiple factors contribute to child sex tourism / Sowmia Nair.
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Subject Prostitution -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Gerdes, Louise I., 1953-
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737727371 (hardcover)
0737727373 (hardcover)
9780737727388 (paperback)
0737727381 (paperback)
OCLC # sseb_ssj0000919838
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