Prostitution in the Digital Age: Selling Sex From the Suite to the Street explores the sex trade in modern times.
For those without direct experience with the seamy, real-life world of prostitution, it can be easy to accept the glamorized depictions of the sex-for-sale industry as it is often portrayed in fiction and Hollywood or sensationalized in the media. In reality, the business of sexual exploitation such as prostitution, sex trafficking, pornography, and sex tourism is far from attractive and, in many instances, can be dangerous, if not deadly.
It can also be highly erotic and esoteric, bringing together individuals caught in the world of paid sex, where anything goes and everyone gets what they want, and then some.
This latest book from award-winning, literary criminologist and bestselling author R. Barri Flowers updates the subject of prostitution for the 21st century, explaining why the commercial sex trade industry continues to flourish and exploring its proliferation in the digital world of the Internet, cell phones, and text messaging. The grim ramifications of prostitution-such as victimization, substance abuse, HIV, arrest, or even death - are addressed.
Careful attention has also been paid to the various individuals involved: those who are prostituted (female and male), high class call girls, streetwalkers, customers, pimps, traffickers, and other key players in the sex trade. For those with an interest in the broad range of sexuality and exploitation that constitutes the world of prostitution, this audiobook will keep you riveted from start to finish!
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