(i) Recent introductions and overviews

Altman, Dennis. (2001). Global Sex. Sydney: Allen & Unwin

Bernstein, E. (2007). Temporarily Yours: Intimacy, Authenticity and the Commerce of Sex. Chicago University Press.

Bernstein, E., and L. Shaffner (eds.). (2004). Controlling Sex: The Regulation of Intimacy and Identity. New York: Routledge Perspectives on Gender.

Brewis, Joanna, and Stephen Linstead. (2000). Sex, Work and Sex Work: Eroticizing Organization. Routledge.

Brooks-Gordon, Belinda. (2006). The Price of Sex: Prostitution, Policy, and Society. Portland, Oregon: Willan Publishing.
Contents;
How prostitution became a legal problem.
Understanding prostitution policy.
Understanding sexual demand.
Policing street prostitution.
Violence, victimisation and protection.
Motives, method and morality.
Conclusion.

Campbell, Rosie, and Maggie O’Neill. (eds.). (2006). Sex Work Now. Willan.

Carpenter, Belinda. (2000). Re-thinking Prostitution: Feminism, Sex, and the Self. New York: Peter Lang.
Contents;
Introduction.
The Specifics of the Dilemma.
Feminist Theory and Praxis.
Focusing on the Client.
Finding the Feminist Voice.
A Note on Sources.
Chapter 1 Discourses on deviance, discourses on nature.
The Problem’s in the Psyche.
The Psyche and the Social.
The Normal Client.
The Deviant Prostitute.
The Working Girl.
The Typical Consumer.
The Oldest Profession.
Chapter 2 The feminist and the prostitute.
The History of Prostitution.
Feminists on Feminists.
The Intricacies of the Debate.
A Different Reading.
Feminists on Prostitutes.
Using the Prostitute’s Voice.
The Effect.
Chapter 3 The feminist and the client.
Analyzing Masculinity and Male Sexuality.
Introducing the Social Body.
The Social Construction of Sexuality.
Chapter 4 The public face of prostitution.
The Prostitute as Psychological Victim.
The Prostitute as a Victim of Exploitation.
The Prostitute as an Agent in the Workforce.
The Client Needs to Buy Sex.
The Client Chooses to Buy Sex.
The Client as Deviant.
Chapter 5 Disrupting the dualisms.
Positioning the Natural and Constructing the Subject.
The Public and Private Aspects of Prostitution.
Prostitution as a Contract.
Prostitution as Sex.
The Experience of Prostitution: Sex and Work.
Prostitution as a Sexual Contract.
(Re)Knowing the Prostitute.
(Re)Knowing the Client.
Conclusion.
Problems with Dualisms.
The Issue of Prostitution.
Disrupting the Dualisms.

Davidson, Julia O. (2005). Children in the Global Sex Trade. Polity.

Egan, Danielle. (2006). Dancing for Dollars and Paying for Love: The Relationships between Exotic Dancers and Their Regulars. Palgrave Macmillan.
Contents;
Introduction: Dancing for Dollars and Paying for Love.
Ending Up In A Place Like This: Mapping the Social Cartographies of the Clubs.
Inside and Outside the Exotic Dance Club: Subjective Modalities and Their Slippage.
“I am a Dancer and a Feminist:” Liminal Experiences and Feminist Empowerment.
Desiring Subjects and Fantasy Objects: Exploring Lack and Power.
Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places: Regulars, Love and Masochism.
Conclusion: What We Can Learn from Exotic Dancers.
Appendix: Methodology.

Farley, Melissa (ed.). (2004). Prostitution, Trafficking, and Traumatic Stress. Binghamton: Haworth.
Contents;
Melissa Farley / Preface: Prostitution, Trafficking & Traumatic Stress.
Judith L. Herman / Introduction: Hidden in Plain Sight: Clinical Observations on Prostitution.
UNDERSTANDING PROSTITUTION AND TRAFFICKING AS ORGANIZED INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE
Chris Stark and Carol Hodgson / Sister Oppressions: a Comparison of Wife Battering and Prostitution.
Melissa Farley, Ann Cotton, Jacqueline Lynne, Sybille Zumbeck, Frida Spiwak, Maria E. Reyes, Dinorah Alvarez, Ufuk Sezgin / Prostitution and Trafficking in 9 Countries: Update on Violence and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
Michelle J. Anderson / Prostitution and Trauma in the Law of Rape.
Chris Kendall and Rus Funk / Gay Male Pornography’s “Actors”: When “Fantasy” Isn’t.
Donna Hughes / Prostitution Online.
Wendy Freed / Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Women and Children in Cambodia.
Marisa Ugarte, Laura Zarate, Melissa Farley / Prostitution and Trafficking of Women and Children from Mexico into the United States.
Dorchen Leidholdt / Prostitution and Trafficking in Women: an Intimate Relationship.
HEALING FROM PROSTITUTION AND TRAFFICKING.
Lisa Kramer / Emotional Experiences of Performing Prostitution.
Colin A. Ross, Melissa Farley, and Harvey L. Schwartz / Dissociation among Women in Prostitution.
Vednita Carter / Providing Services to African American Prostituted Women.
Ulla-Carin Hedin and Sven-Axel Mansson / The Importance of Supportive Relationships: on Women Leaving Prostitution.
Jannit Rabinovitch / PEERS: Prostitutes’ Education, Empowerment and Resource Society, Victoria BC.
Norma Hotaling, Autumn Burris, B. Julie Johnson, Yoshi M. Bird, Kirsten A. Melbye / Been There, Done That: a Peer Support Model for Women Leaving Prostitution.
Margaret A. Baldwin / Living in Longing: Prostitution, Trauma Recovery, and Public Assistance.

Farr, K. (2005). Sex Trafficking: The global market in women and children. New York: Worth Publishers.

Jeffreys, Sheila. (1997). The Idea of Prostitution. Melbourne: Spinifex Press.

Jeffreys, Sheila. (2009). The Industrial Vagina: The political economy of the global sex trade. London & New York: Routledge.

Johnson, Lisa, Kate Frank, and Danielle Egan (eds.). (2006). Flesh for Fantasy: Producing and Consuming Exotic Dance. Thunder’s Mouth Press.
Contents;
Introduction: Third Wave Strippers: Flesh for Feminist Fantasy / R. Danielle Egan.
Katherine Frank.
Merri Lisa Johnson.
SECTION ONE: Friction.
Treading Water: An Autoethnographic account(ing) of the Lap Dance / Shelly Manaster.
The Phenomenology of Lap Dancing / R. Danielle Egan.
The Grind / Susan Bremer.
The Lap Dancer and the ``Business Man’’ / Shelly Manaster.
How You Got Here / Allison Fensterstock.
Whipped Cream, Fire Eating, and the Other Delights of Feature Dancing / Jo Weldon.
SECTION TWO: Flirtation.
Why I Go to Strip Clubs / Emile Blauche.
Becoming a Regular / John Smith.
Observing the Observers: Reflections on My Regulars / Katherine Frank.
Wet Confessions: Autoethnography of a Peep Show Customer / Jamie Berger.
SECTION THREE: Reformulations.
Stripper Bashing: An Autovideography of Violence Against Strippers / Merri Lisa Johnson.
Stripper Chic: A Review Essay / Allison Fensterstock.
Keeping Her Off the Pole? Creating Sexual Value in a Capitalist Society / Katherine Frank.
Labor Organizing in the Skin Trade: Tales of a Peep Show Prole / Miss Mary Ann.

Kempadoo, Kamala. (2005). Trafficking and Prostitution Reconsidered: New Perspectives on Migration, Sex Work and Human Rights. Paradigm Press.

Kinnell, Hilary. (2008). Violence and Sex Work in Britain. Willan.

Kuo, Lenore. (2002). Prostitution Policy: Revolutionizing Practice through a Gendered Perspective. New York: New York University Press.
Contents;
1. Contextualizing the Discussion: Feminism and Policy Analysis.
2. A Sexually Charged Context, the Feminist “Sex Wars,” and Prostitution Defined.
3. The Intrinsic Character of Heterosexual Activity and Prostitution.
4. Sexuality and Prostitution as Conceptual Constructs.
5. The Practice of Heterosexuality and Heterosexual Prostitution.
6. The “Ideal” Character of Heterosex/ Intercourse and Prostitution.
7. Evolving a Policy - Legal Status.
8. The Feminist Debate.
9. Prostitution Solution: Policy Recommendations.

Matthews, Roger. (2008). Prostitution, Politics, and Policy. Routledge-Cavendish.
Contents;
Why has prostitution become an issue?
Prostitution myths.
Prostitution, vulnerability and victimisation.
Pathways into prostitution.
Desistance and exiting from prostitution.
The politics of prostitution.
Regulating prostitution.

Matthews, Roger, and Maggie O’Neill. (eds). (2002). Prostitution. Burlington, VT: Ashgate.

Munro, V., and M.D. Giusta. (eds.). (2008). Demanding Sex: Critical reflections on the regulation of prostitution. Ashgate.
Editors’ introduction: the regulation of prostitution: contemporary contexts
and comparative perspectives, Vanessa E. Munro and Marina Della Giusta.
Legal incursions into supply/demand: criminalising and responsibilising the buyers and sellers of sex in the UK, Jane Scoular and Maggie O’Neill.
Be helped or else! Economic exploitation, male violence and prostitution policy in the UK, Jo Phoenix.
Wolfenden 50: revisiting state policy and the politics of sex work in the UK, Sophie Day.
The construction of prostitutes and clients in French policy debates, Gill Allwood.
Exploring exploitation: trafficking in sex, work and sex work, Vanessa E. Munro.
Putting trafficking on the map: the geography of feminist complicity, Sharron A. Fitzgerald.
Simulating the impact of regulation changes on the market for prostitution services, Marina Della Giusta.
Client participation and the regulatory environment, Alan Collins and Guy Judge.
Criminalising the use of trafficked prostitutes: some philosophical issues, David Archard.
Why hate men who pay for sex? Exploring the shift to ‘tackling demand’ in the UK, Teela Sanders and Rosie Campbell.
The consumer, the consumed and the commodity: women and sex buyers talk about objectification in prostitution, Madeleine Coy.

O’Neill, Maggie. (2001). Prostitution and Feminism: Towards a politics of feeling. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press; Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Outshoorn, Joyce. (ed.). (2004). The Politics of Prostitution: Women’s Movements, Democratic States, and the Globalization of Sex Commerce. Cambridge University Press.

Parsons, J. (ed). (2005). Contemporary Research in Sex Work. New York: Haworth Press.

Perkins, Roberta, and Frances Lovejoy. (2007). Call Girls: Private sex workers in Australia. Crawley, W.A. : University of Western Australia Press.

Phoenix, Joanna. (2001). Paradoxical Stories of Prostitution.

Phoenix, Joanna, and Sarah Oerton. (2005). Illicit and Illegal: Sex, regulation, and social control. Willan.

Rickard, Wendy and Merl Storr. (eds). (2001). Feminist Review, Special Issue: Sex Work Reassessed, No. 67, Spring.

Ryan, Chris. (2001). Sex Tourism: Marginal People and Liminalities. Routledge.

Sanders, Teela. (2004). Sex Work: A risky business. Willan.

Sanghera, Jyoti, Bandana Pattanaik, Kamala Kempadoo. (2005). (eds.). Trafficking and Prostitution Reconsidered: New Perspectives on Migration, Sex Work, and Human Rights. Paradigm.

Stark, Christine, and Rebecca Whisnant (eds.). (2004). Not For Sale: Feminists Resisting Pornography & Prostitution.
Contents;
Confronting Pornography: Some Conceptual Basics / Rebecca Whisnant.
Prostitution and the New Slavery / Vednita Carter.
In and Out: A Survivor’s Memoir of Stripping / Taylor Lee.
Pornography, Prostitution, and a Beautiful and Tragic Recent History / Andrea Dworkin.
Strategies of Connection: Prostitution and Feminist Politics / Margaret Baldwin.
Left Labor in Bed with the Sex Industry / Joyce Wu.
Sex and Feminism: Who is Being Silenced? / Adriene Sere.
Prostitution as a Harmful Cultural Practice / Sheila Jeffreys.
What Does Pornography Say About Me(n)? How I Became an Anti-Pornography Activist / Rus Ervin Funk.
Pornography and International Human Rights / John Stoltenberg.
Girls to Boyz: Sex Radial Women Promoting Prostitution, Pornography and Sadomasochism / Christine Stark.
Cunstpeak: Words from the Heart of Darkness / Jane Caputi.

Sterk, Claire E. (2000). Tricking and Tripping: Prostitution in the era of AIDS. Putnam Valley, NY: Social Change Press.

Sullivan, Mary L. (2007). Making Sex Work: A failed experiment with legalised prostitution. Melbourne: Spinifex.

Weitzer, Ronald. (ed.). (2000). Sex for Sale: Prostitution, Pornography, and the Sex Industry. New York: Routledge.
Contents;
Why we need more research on sex work / Ronald Weitzer.
Motivations for pursuing an acting career in pornography / Sharon A. Abbott.
Smart girls who like sex: telephone sex workers / Grant Jewell Rich and Kathleen Guidroz.
Gay male video pornography: past, present, and future / Joe A. Thomas.
Why men seek out prostitutes / Martin A. Monto.
Clients and call girls: seeking sex and intimacy / Janet Lever and Deanne Dolnick.
Drug use, HIV, and the ecology of street prostitution / Judith Porter and Louis Bonilla.
Victimization and the social organization of prostitution in England and Spain / Maggie O’Neill and Rosemary Barberet.
From victims to survivors: working with recovering street prostitutes / Nanete J. Davis.
The politics of prostitution in America / Ronald Weitzer.
Power and control in the commercial sex trade / Wendy Chapkis.
Controlling lap dancing: law morality, and sex work / Jacqueline Lewis.
Inside Nevada’s brothel industry / Kathryn Hausbeck and Barbara G. Brents.
Police and prostitution: vice squads in Britain / Catherine Benson and Roger Matthews.

Weitzer, Ronald. (2005). New Directions in Research on Prostitution. Crime, Law, and Social Change, 43(4-5): 211-35.

Weitzer, Ronald. (2009). Sociology of Sex Work. Annual Review of Sociology, August, Vol. 35.