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Risk, morality, and blame: a critical analysis of government and U.S. donor responses to HIV infections among sex workers in Ind  
http://www.genderhealth.org/pubs/AminSexWorkerPolicyPaperJan2004.pdf
Examines the scope and effectiveness of strategies being used by the Government of India — with bilateral development assistance from the United States - have effectively addressed the HIV prevention needs of women sex workers in India. Concludes that gender inequities play a critical role in fueling the epidemic and need to be addressed in programs and strategies focused on women, including female sex workers. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Taking it off, putting it on: women in the strip trade
Document the stories of the women who work as strippers. Presents a feminist ethnography that tackles the strip trade’s regulations and organization, power relations, stigmas, and labour processes.
Published: 2002
Is prostitution work or exploitation?: further consideration is needed : [summary]  
http://www.csf.gouv.qc.ca/telechargement/publications/SyntheseIsProstitutionWorkOrExploitation.pdf
Presents a summary of a larger research study on prostitution, including profiles of prostitutes, clients or johns, and pimps. Also provides an overview of sex trafficking, of the overall consequences of prostitution for women and society, and different legislative responses attempted. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Escort services in a border town: transmission dynamics of STDs within and between communities: methodological challenges conduc  
http://web2.uwindsor.ca/courses/sociology/maticka/star/index.html
Outlines some of the methodological issues and challenges of studying issues pertaining to the sex worker and the sex work industry. Finds that recognition needs to be paid to the needs of those being studied and their knowledge and expertise in the area. Suggests that esearchers interested in studying sex work should consider modifying their research models in order to involve sex workers more in the research process. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Familiar strangers: a study of adolescent prostitution
Presents a condensed version of a research study looking at adolescent prostitution and urban street culture, street youth, and adolescent sexuality.
Published: 1989
Substance use issues for women in the sex trade  
http://www.womenfdn.org/info/sex_trade.pdf
Defines the sex trade industry and focuses on the connection with substance use. Discuses the severe discrimination and violence that can be associated with the sex trade. Provides a list of community resources. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Escort services in a border town: transmission dynamics of STDs within and between communities: literature and policy statement  
http://web2.uwindsor.ca/courses/sociology/maticka/star/methodsummary.html
Examines the potential impact of the licensing of escort services on the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) between the United States and Canada. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Out from the shadows: the sexually exploited youth project. speaking out together: declaration and agenda for action of sexuall
Examines what is really happening in the lives of sexually exploited youth.
Published: 1998
Final report: erotic/exotic dancing: HIV-related risk factors  
http://web2.uwindsor.ca/courses/sociology/maticka/star/dancersummary.html
Examines whether and how the occupation of exotic dancing and the lives and careers of exotic dancers might make them vulnerable to HIV infection. (See Details)
Published: 1998
XXX guide: a sex trade worker's handbook
Deals with different aspects of sex work and offers suggestions and references for living and working with dignity in a healthy and safe environment.
Published: 2003