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***** Welcome to Alt.Sex.Prostitution! ***** Welcome to the alt.sex.prostitution Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) file. This is Part 4 of 4 parts. Part 1: General information about the newsgroup and the World Sex Guide. Part 2: Questions and information about prostitution in general, plus information on fighting spam. Part 3: List of organizations that support prostitution or prostitutes or are working to decriminalize prostitution. Part 4: Suggested reading list on prostitution and prostitutes' rights. ***** Suggested Reading on Prostitution and Prostitutes' Rights A sincere thanks to Priscilla Alexander of the North American Task Force on Prostitution (NTFP) and to Catherine La Croix of COYOTE/Seattle for providing the following list. Some of the publications are now out of print but most are available in larger metropolitan and university libraries. Whorezine Order From: Blowfish info@blowfish.com http://www.blowfish.com/ A magazine devoted to prostitutes and their concerns. It is an excellent resource by and for sex workers, and simpatico customers. **Sex Work: The Voices of Experience** Almodovar, Norma Jean, Cop to Call Girl: Why I Left the LAPD to Make an Honest Living as a Beverly Hills Prostitute. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. Barrows, Sydney Biddle, with William Novak, Mayflower Madam. New York: Ballantine Books, 1986. Bell, Laurie (ed.), Good Girls/Bad Girls: Feminists and Sex Trade Workers Face to Face. Seattle: The Seal Press, 1987. Delacoste, Frederique and Priscilla Alexander (eds.), Sex Work: Writings by Women in the Sex Industry. San Francisco: Cleis Press, 1987. London: Virago Press, 1988. Translations: German: Sex Arbeit. Heyne Verlag, 1989. Includes Priscilla Alexander, "Prostitution: A Difficult Issue for Feminists," and "Prostitutes are being Scapegoated for Heterosexual AIDS." French, Dolores and Linda Lee, Working: My Life as a Prostitute. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1988. Atlanta's most famous whore and founder of HIRE (Hooking Is Real Employment) shares her life in the Life. Jaget, Claude (ed.), Prostitutes, Our Life. London: Falling Wall Press, 1980. Translated by Anne Furse, Suzie Fleming, and Ruth Hall. Kimball, Nell, Nell Kimball: Her Life as an American Madam. Edited by Stephen Longstreet. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1970. Pithy, acerbic and practical from a woman who knew how to run a house...and run it well. La Croix, Catherine, "Don't Hate Me Because I'm a Whore: After All, Some of My Best Friends Are Feminists," Dinur, Esty (guest ed.), Feminist Voices, Volume VIII, No. 7. Discusses the tendency of many right-wing feminists to attempt exclusion of female sex workers from the women's movement by pathologizing and patronizing them and their choices. Leigh, Carol (ed.), "In Defense of Prostitution: Prostitutes debate their 'choice' of profession," Gauntlet, Vol. I, No. 7. A special issue devoted to sex work in the United States. Includes articles about AIDS, police corruption, working conditions, and covers both prostitution and pornography. The contributors include sex workers, sociologists, sex radicals, and others. Madeleine: an Autobiography. New York: Persea Books, 1986. Introduction to the 1919 Edition by Judge Ben B. Lindsey; new introduction by Marcia Carlisle. McClintock, Anne (guest ed.), Social Text, Winter 1993, Number 37. A special issue devoted to sex work issues. Includes articles covering such issues as stigma, feminism, and power relations, written by sex workers, clients, sociologists, psychologists. Morgan Thomas, Ruth, "HIV and the Sex Industry," Judy Bury, Val Morrison & Sheena McLachlan (eds.), Working with Women & AIDS: Medical, Social & Counseling Issues. London: Tavistock/Routledge, 1992. Perkins, Roberta, Working Girls: Prostitutes, their Life and Social Control. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, 1991. Perkins, Roberta, Bennett G, Being a Prostitute: Prostitute women and prostitute men. Boston: Allen & Unwin, Inc., 1985. Pheterson, G (ed.), A Vindication of the Rights of Whores. Seattle: Seal Press, 1989. Translations: Nosotros, Las Putas. Madrid: Talasa Ediciones, 1992. Includes the proceedings of the Second World Whores Congress held in Brussels, Belgium, in 1986. Roberts, Nickie, Whores in History: Prostitution in Western Society. London: Harper Collins Publishers, 1992. This book, the first of its kind, is written by a former sex worker; as such, it offers a unique perspective on the historical record, quite different in tone from other books on the subject. Rosen, Ruth and Sue Davidson, The Mamie Papers. Old Westbury, NY: The Feminist Press, 1977. **Sex Work: The Voices of Observation** Barnhart, Jacqueline Baker, The Fair but Frail: Prostitution in San Francisco 1849-1900. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1986. Bassermann, Lujo, The Oldest Profession: A History of Prostitution. Translated from the German by James Cleugh. New York: Dorset Press, 1965, 1967. Bell, Shannon, Reading, Writing & Rewriting the Prostitute Body. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1994. Bristow, Edward J., Prostitution and Prejudice: The Jewish Fight against White Slavery 1870-1939. New York: Schocken Books, 1983. Bullough, Vern and Bonnie Bullough, Women and Prostitution: A Social History. Buffalo: Prometheus Books, 1987. Butler, Anne M., Daughters of Joy, Sisters of Misery: Prostitutes in the American West 1865-90. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1985. Carlton, Charles, Royal Mistresses. London: Routledge, 1990. Carmen, Moody, Working Women: The Subterranean World of Street Prostitution. New York: Harper & Row, 1985. Cohen, B, Deviant Street Networks: Prostitution in New York City. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1980. Connelly, Mark Thomas, The Response to Prostitution in the Progressive Era. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1980. Davis, Nanette J. (ed.), Prostitution, An International Handbook on Trends, Problems, and Policies. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1993. Davis, Sylvia (with Marcia Shaffer), "Prostitution in Canada: The Invisible Menace or the Menace of Invisibility?" 1994. Excellent paper on decriminalization. Available on the World Wide Web at <http://www.walnet.org/swav/law/sdavis.html>. D'Emilio, John D., and Estelle B. Freedman, Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America. New York: Harper & Row, 1988. Finnegan, Frances, Poverty and Prostitution: A study of Victorian prostitutes in York. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979. Gilfoyle, Timothy J., City of Eros: New York City, Prostitution, and the Commercialization of Sex, 1790-1920. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1992. Goldman, Marion S., Gold Diggers and Silver Miners: Prostitution and Social Life on the Comstock Lode. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1981. Hill, Marilyn Wood, Their Sisters' Keepers: Prostitution in New York City, 1830-1870. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993. Hobson, Barbara Meil, Uneasy Virtue: The Politics of Prostitution and the American Reform Tradition. New York: Basic Books, 1987. Jenness, Valerie, Making It Work: The Prostitutes' Rights Movement in Perspective. New York: Aldine de Gruyter, 1993. Kasindorf, Jeanie, The Nye County Brothel Wars. New York: Linden Press, 1985. Fascinating history of the famous Chicken Ranch in southern Nevada. Lerner, Gerda, The Creation of Patriarchy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. See the chapter, "Veiling the Woman." Miller, E. M., Street Woman. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1986. Neave, M., "The Failure of Prostitution Law Reform," Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 21, (1988). Otis, Leah Lydia, Prostitution and Medieval Society: The History of an Urban Institution in Languedoc. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1985. Pearl, Julie, "The Highest Paying Customers: America's Cities and the Costs of Prostitution Control," The Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 38, No. 4, April 1987, p. 769-800. Perry, Mary Elizabeth, Crime and Society in Early Modern Seville. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1980. See the chapter, "Lost Women." Pomeroy, Sarah B., Goddesses, Whores, Wives and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity. New York: Schocken Books, 1975. Quigley, J., "The Dilemma of Prostitution Law Reform: Lessons From the Soviet Russian Experiment," American Criminal Law Review, 29 (1992). Richards, Jeffrey, Sex, Dissidence and Damnation: Minority Groups in the Middle Ages. London: Routledge, 1990. See especially Chapter 6: "Prostitutes." Rosen, Ruth, The Lost Sisterhood: Prostitution in America 1900-1918. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1982. Rossiaud, Jacques, Medieval Prostitution. Translated by Lydia G. Cochrane. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1984, 1988. Scibelli, P., "Empowering Prostitutes: A Proposal for International Legal Reform," Harvard Women's Law Journal, 10 (1987). Taylor, Allegra, Prostitution: What's Love Got to Do with It? London: Optima, Macdonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., 1991. Sallie Tisdale, Talk Dirty to Me: An Intimate Philosophy of Sex. Doubleday, 1994. Vogliotti, Gabriel R., The Girls of Nevada. Secaucus, NJ: Citadel Press, 1975. Includes a history of prostitution in Nevada (not a guidebook). Walkowitz, Judith R., City of Dreadful Delight: Narratives of Sexual Danger in Late-Victorian London. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1992. **Sex Work in Developing Countries: AFRICA** Africa Hall, Laurel Meredith, "'Night Life' in Kenya," in Gail Pheterson (ed), A Vindication of the Rights of Whores. Seattle: Seal Press, 1989. Moodie, T. Dunbar (with Vivienne Ndatshe and British Sibuyi), "Migrancy and Male Sexuality on the South African Gold Mines," in Martin Bauml Duberman, Martha Vicinius, and George Chauncey, Jr. (eds), Hidden from History: Reclaiming the gay and lesbian past. New York: New American Library, 1989. Neequaye, Alfred, "Prostitution in Accra," in Martin Plant (ed), AIDS, Drugs, and Prostitution. London: Tavistock Publications, 1987. Nelson, Nici, "'Selling her Kiosk': Kikuyu notions of sexuality and sex for sale in Mathare Valley, Kenya,:" in Pat Caplan (ed), The Cultural Construction of Sexuality. London: Tavistock Publications, 1987. Oostenk, Annemiek, "A Visit to Burkina Faso," in Gail Pheterson (ed), A Vindication of the Rights of Whores. Seattle: Seal Press, 1989. Pickering, Helen, et al., "Prostitutes and their Clients: A Gambian survey," Soc. Sci. Med., Vol. 34 No. 1, pp. 75-88, 1992. Tabet, Paola, "I'm the Meat, I'm the Knife: Sexual Service, Migration, and Repression in Some African Societies," in Gail Pheterson (ed), A Vindication of the Rights of Whores. Seattle: Seal Press, 1989. White, Luise, The Comforts of Home: Prostitution in Colonial Nairobi. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1990. White, Luise, "Prostitution, Identity, and Class Consciousness during World War II," Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 11,2 (1986), pp. 255-73. Wilson, David, et al., "A Pilot Study for an HIV Prevention Programme among Commercial Sex Workers in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe," Soc. Sci. Med., Vol. 31, No. 5, pp. 609-618, 1990. **Sex Work in Developing Countries: ASIA** Asia Watch and The Women's Rights Project, A Modern Form of Slavery: Trafficking of Burmese Women and Girls into Brothels in Thailand. New York: Human Rights Watch, 1993. Desquitado, Marivic R., Behind the Shadows: Towards a better understanding of prostituted women. Davao City: Talikala, Inc., 1992. Published by a community organizing project in Davao City, the Philippines. The project was formed by a group that included social workers and prostitutes. Enloe, Cynthia, Bananas, Beaches & Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics. London: Pandora Press, 1989. See the chapters, "On the Beach: Sexism and Tourism," and "Base Women." Enloe, Cynthia, Does Khaki Become You? The Militarisation of Women's Lives. Boston: South End Press, 1983. See the chapters, "The Military Needs Camp Followers" and "The Militarisation of Prostitution." Gronewold, Sue, Beautiful Merchandise: Prostitution in China 1860-1936. New York: Harrington Park Press, 1985. Haeri, Shahla, Law of Desire: Temporary Marriage in Shi'i Iran. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1989. Kapur, Promilla, The Indian Call Girls. New Delhi: Orient Paperbacks, 1979. This book comes with an insert that says, "This book has now been exonerated from obscenity charge by Delhi High Court." Nanda, Serena, Neither Man Nor Woman: The Hijras of India. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1990. Odzer, Cleo, Patpong sisters: An American Woman's View of the Bangkok Sex World. New York: Blue Moon Books/Arcade Publishing, 1994. Phongpaichit, Pasuk, From Peasant Girls to Bangkok Masseuses. Geneva: International Labour Office, 1982. Raghuramaiah, K. Lakshmi, Night Birds: Indian Prostitutes from Devadasis to Call Girls. Delhi: Chankya Publications, 1991. Sturdevant, Saundra Pollack, & Stoltzfus, Brenda, Let the Good Times Roll: Prostitution and the U.S. Military in Asia. New York: The New Press, 1992. Thorbek, Suzanne, Voices from the City: Women of Bangkok. London: Zed Books, 1987. Truong, Thanh-Dam, Sex, Money and Morality: Prostitution and tourism in South-east Asia. London: Zed Books, 1990. Truong, Thanh-Dam, Virtue, Order, Health and Money: Towards a comprehensive perspective on female prostitution in Asia. Bangkok: United Nations, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 1986. **Sex Work: Sexually Transmitted Diseases (HIV) and Working Conditions** Alexander, Priscilla, Making Sex Work Safer: A guide to HIV/AIDS Prevention Interventions. Geneva: World Health Organization, Global Programme on AIDS (in press). Alexander, Priscilla, "Prostitutes are being Scapegoated for AIDS," in Delacoste, Frederique and Priscilla Alexander (eds.), Sex Work: Writings by women in the sex industry. San Francisco: Cleis Press, 1987. London: Virago Press, 1988. Translations: German: Sex Arbeit. Heyne Verlag, 1989. Alexander, Priscilla, "Sex Workers Fight Against AIDS: An International Perspective," in Beth E. Schneider and Nancy Stoller (eds.), Women Resisting AIDS: Strategies of Empowerment. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1994. Brandt, Allan M., No Magic Bullet: A Social History of Venereal Disease in the United States since 1880. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985 (Paperback, 1987). Brandt, Allan M., "A Historical Perspective," in Harlon L. Dalton and Scott Burris (eds.), AIDS and the Law: A Guide for the Public. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987. Brandt, Allan M., "AIDS: From Social History to Social Policy," in Elizabeth Fee and Daniel M. Fox (eds.), AIDS: The Burdens of History. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988. Cohen, Judith B., Priscilla Alexander, and Constance Wofsy, "Prostitutes and AIDS: Public Policy Issues," AIDS & Public Policy Journal, 3:2, 1988, pp. 16-22. Cohen, Judith B. and Priscilla Alexander, "Female Prostitutes: Scapegoats in the AIDS Epidemic," in Ann O'Leary and Loretta Sweet Jemmott (eds.), Women and AIDS: Primary Prevention. New York: Plenum Press (in press). Davenport-Hines, Richard, Sex, Death and Punishment: Attitudes to sex and sexuality in Britain since the Renaissance. London: Fontana Press/HarperCollins, 1990. Gibson, Mary, Prostitution and the State in Italy, 1860-1915. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1986. Harsin, Jill, Policing Prostitution in Nineteenth Century Paris. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1985. Hyam, Ronald, Empire and Sexuality: The British Experience. Manchester: Manchester University Press. Mahood, Linda, The Magdalenes: Prostitution in the Nineteenth Century. London: Routledge, 1990. Scotland, contemporaneous with the Contagious Diseases Acts in England. Mort, Frank, Dangerous Sexualities: Medico-Moral Politics in England since 1830. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987. Plant, Martin (ed.), AIDS, Drugs, and Prostitution. London: Tavistock/Routledge, 1990. A series of papers on the epidemiology of HIV infection among prostitutes and the impact of AIDS prevention and community organizing interventions in Europe, the United States, Australia, and Africa. Rosenberg, Michael J., "Prostitutes and AIDS: A Health Department Priority?" American Journal of Public Health, April 1988, 78:4, pp. 418-423. Quetel, Claude, History of Syphilis. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990. Translated by Judith Braddock and Brian Pike, originally Le Mal de Naples: histoire de la syphilis, Paris: Editions Seghers, 1986. Walkowitz, Judith R., Prostitution and Victorian Society: Women, Class, and the State. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980. Remember, always treat your sex worker with respect! [ Via MailAnon Remail Service <infos@mailanon.com> ]