Published December 17, 2007
by The Haworth Press Inc .
Written in English
|Contributions||Todd G. Morrison (Editor), Bruce W. Whitehead (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||354|
Male sex workers have revealed exactly what it’s like to do their job. Taking to Reddit, men who work in the sex industry have discussed the reasons for taking on the job — as well as trying. David is telling me about his work. He speaks with an effusive, even reverent tone. He talks about having sex with men—for money. “You have . Male Sex Work in the Digital Age offers fascinating insights into the role social media plays in (re)creating a new and more flexible understanding of commercial sex. Students and scholars across a range of disciplines, including sociology, gender studies, sexuality studies, LGBTQ studies, media studies and law, will find this book of interest. The book delves deeply into the lives of male sex workers, making it clear that their career choices involve benefits and pleasure, rather than problems and risk exclusively. For the first time, the research is presented in a neutral manner, resisting the typical approach of pathologizing men who participate in commercial sex.”.
Internet Sex Work also explores safety strategies in response to new forms of crimes experienced by sex workers, as well as policing responses. The book will be of interest to students and scholars across a range of social science disciplines, including gender studies, . Often depicted as deviant or pathological by public health researchers, psychoanalysts, and sexologists, male-with-male sex and sex work is, in fact, an increasingly mainstream pursuit. Based on a qualitative investigation of the practices involved in male-with-male—or m4m—Internet escorting, Touching Encounters is the first book to explicitly address how masculinity and sexuality shape. The book provides diverse snapshots of how male sex work has evolved to accommodate and support traditional gender roles, as well as nurturing its own hierarchy of . Media caption Male sex work: 'Rape has become normalised'. It is estimated there are as many as , sex workers across the UK, and about .
Professor Victor Minichiello, the editor of Male Sex Work and Society, says this perception however needs redressing. “Globally there is a male escort industry and this also existed in ancient. Scholars researching male sex work will appreciate this crucial step in the right direction. Publishers Weekly A compelling new book. The Huffington Post Beautifully designed and filled with surprising statistics, historic photos, and artfully shot man-candy, Male Sex Work and Society is /5(11). Male Sex Work and Society. Edited by Victor Minichiello and John Scott. Harrington Park Press. $ p. PB. Extensively researched from cover to cover, Male Sex is a highly accessible tome. Seventeen chapters discuss every possible aspect of male sex work, including the history, the issues male sex workers face, and ways that male sex work is treated in various parts. Life as a male sex worker. As told to Katie I actively chose it, and I'm very happy with it. It's nothing like street work. Street work is a different world entirely, the people who do it are.