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Male Sex Work and Society

Minichiello, Victor, Scott, John

Published by Harrington Park Press, LLC
ISBN 10: 1939594014 / ISBN 13: 9781939594013
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Title: Male Sex Work and Society

Publisher: Harrington Park Press, LLC

Binding: Soft cover

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Editor(s): Minichiello, Victor; Scott, Victor; Scott, John. Num Pages: 512 pages, 33 color and 4 b&w illustrations, with 24 figures and graphs. BIC Classification: JFMX; JFSJ2; JMU. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 230 x 33. Weight in Grams: 876. . 2014. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781939594013

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This new collection explores for the first time male sex work from a rich array of perspectives and disciplines. It aims to help enrich the ways in which we view both male sex work as a field of commerce and male sex worker themselves.

Leading contributors examine the field both historically and cross-culturally from fields including public health, sociology, psychology, social services, history, filmography, economics, mental health, criminal justice, geography, and migration studies, and more.

Synthesizing introductions by the editors help the reader understand the implications of the findings and conclusions for scholars, practitioners, students, and members of the interested/concerned public.

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Victor Minichiello, Ph.D., is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Public Health & Human Biosciences at La Trobe University, Melbourne (Australia), and Section Editor of BMC Public Health. An internationally recognized sexual health and public health researcher, Victor has published over 170 books and journal articles that have a high citation rate. He has published extensively on the male sex industry (over 20 journal papers), including invitations to contribute to four recent international edited books and an encyclopedia on men and masculinities, and is one of the world's top authorities on the subject. His research has focused on the sexuality issues of a number of marginalized groups, including men who have sex with men, sex workers, and older people.

John Scott, PhD, is Professor, Faculty of Law, School of Justice, Queensland Institute of Technology (Australia). He is an internationally recognized sexual health and public health researcher. Since 2001, John has published one book, one book chapter, and eight peer-reviewed articles on the sex industry in Australia. He also has published two encyclopedia entries on aspects of the sex industry, and has presented numerous seminars and conference papers on the sex industry at national and international forums. His expertise in this area has been recognized by the numerous citations of his work in scholarly publications (50+ citations of his sex industry research since 2005), government reports, and national and international media.

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