Children in the Global Sex Trade
By (author) Julia O'Connell Davidson
Children in the Global Sex Trade by Julia O'Connell Davidson
Book DescriptionThis compelling new book explores the complexities of the global child sex industry, but without falling into cliche and melodrama. Julia Oa Connell Davidson draws attention to the multitude of ways in which children become implicated in the sex trade, and the devastating global political and economic inequalities that underpin their involvement. She sensitively unpicks the relationship between different aspects of the sexual exploitation of children, including trafficking, prostitution and pornography, at the same time challenging popular conceptions of childhood and sexuality. This thought--provoking book will be of interest to general readers, and to students taking a range of courses, such as gender studies and childhood studies, and courses on sexuality and globalisation.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780745629278
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 15-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Julia O'Connell Davidson
Modern Slavery, Hardback (September 2015)
Providing a unique critical perspective to debates on slavery, this book brings the literature on transatlantic slavery into dialogue with research on informal sector labour, child labour, migration, debt, prisoners, and sex work in the contemporary world in order to challenge popular and policy discourse on modern slavery.
Children in the Global Sex Trade, Paperback (January 2005)
This compelling new book explores the complexities of the global child sex industry, but without falling into cliche and melodrama.
Prostitution, Power and Freedom, Paperback (December 1998)» View all books by Julia O'Connell Davidson
aeo An exciting contribution to this topical debate that combines extensive empirical research with a theoretical framework. aeo Examines prostitution around the world, including sex tourism, and the power relations that affect the ways it is organised. aeo Written in a lively and interesting way with numerous examples and case studies.
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Author Biography - Julia O'Connell Davidson
Julia O'Connell Davidson isProfessor of Sociology at the University of Nottingham
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