Escort services

Escort services

Regulating sex in Canada: at the interface of criminal and municipal law

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Dr. Mary Whowell
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2010

This is a website created for Dr. Mary Whowell's research into sex work in Canada.  The project explores the regulation of escort agencies, strip clubs and body rub parlours through Criminal Code and municipal by-law across municipalities in Canada.

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Escort services in a border town: transmission dynamics of STDs within and between communities: methodological challenges conduc

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Jacqueline Lewis
Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale
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STAR: Sex Trade Advocacy and Research
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Windsor, ON

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.

Escort services in a border town: transmission dynamics of STDs within and between communities: literature and policy statement

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English
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Online
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Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale
Jacqueline Lewis
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STAR: Sex Trade Advocacy and Research
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Windsor, ON

Examines the potential impact of the licensing of escort services on the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) between the United States and Canada.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Is prostitution work or exploitation?: further consideration is needed : [summary]

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Diane Guilbault
Ginette Plamondon
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Conseil du statut de la femme
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Québec, QC

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.

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ISBN 2550393678

Exploitation in the sex trade: what can communities and agencies do together? Forum report, March 8, 2002

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Planning Committee: Exploitation in the Sex Trade
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Social Planning Council of Winnipeg
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Summarizes the information presented, at the Forum on Exploitation in the Sex Trade, held in Winnipeg, Manitoba on March 8, 2002, by the panel speakers and the ideas and comments brought forth by the individuals, agency representatives and politicians in attendance.

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SEXP.E97 2002
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