This wide-ranging anthology offers a variety of perspectives with excerpts from books and current articles from research journals, plus four original contributed articles. Topics covered include the major types of sex crimes and offenders, therapies, juvenile sex offenses, and nuisance sexual offenders. This book is designed as a stand alone or as a supplemental text to Sex Crimes, 2/e. Features of this text include: Cutting-edge articles by top scholars in the field Major units of the reader parallel and enhance the contents of Sex Crimes 2/e 

Entry, Maintenance, and Departure from a Career in the Sex Industry: Strippers' Experiences of Occupational Costs and Rewards

Entry, Maintenance, and Departure from a Career in the Sex Industry: Strippers' Experiences of Occupational Costs and Rewards
Entry, maintenance, and departure from a career in the sex industry: Strippers' experiences of occupational costs and rewards
NovaSweet, RichardTewksbury, University of Louisville
Reflexive Statement

The sex industry today includes, but is not limited to, pornographic pictures and magazines, prostitution, nude Web sites, pornographic movies, and stripping. For those who are employed in these lucrative positions, there is the widely anticipated risk of being socially ostracized. Outsiders' curiosities may ensue when contemplating why certain individuals would choose such an employment path, considering the attached stigmatizations guaranteed to follow. Clearly, there are costs that are experienced by commercial sex workers, as well as important rewards. It is the ways that the ...

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