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Prostitution and morality

Harry Benjamin

Prostitution and morality

a definitive report on the prostitute in contemporary society and an analysis of the causes and effects of the suppression of prostitution

by Harry Benjamin

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Published by Souvenir Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Julian Press, 1964.

StatementHarry Benjamin and R.E.L. Masters ; introduction by Walter C. Alvarez.
ContributionsMasters, R. E. L.
The Physical Object
Pagination495p.,23cm
Number of Pages495
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19774354M

  Any discussion of prostitution in the 19th century must begin by saying we have no idea of the numbers involved. In , a police magistrate estimated (and he used the words ‘estimate’ and ‘conjecture’) that there w prostitutes in London. Yet the word ‘prostitute’ was not used entirely the way we would use it today, i.e. Sippial shows how prostitution became a prism through which Cuba's hopes and fears were refracted. Widespread debate about prostitution created a forum in which issues of public morality, urbanity, modernity, and national identity were discussed with consequences not only for the capital city of Havana but also for the entire Cuban nation.

Sex Work, Policy & Politics prostitution is a job like any other, the book draws on an impressive range of primary sources to describe the complexity and contingency of contemporary in sex work and how theories are grounded in data evidence or ideological morality. Get this from a library! Prostitution and morality: a definitive report on the prostitute in contemporary society and an analysis of the causes and effects of the suppression of prostitution. [Harry Benjamin; Robert E L Masters; Walter C Alvarez].

  In the past, arguments around prostitution and pornography (which Banyard characterises as “filmed prostitution”) centred on morality, with women in the trade dismissed as vectors of disease. This book examines the nexus between sex, crime and morality from a theoretical perspective. Prostitution as a cultural practice describes the line between what must be given as a gift and.


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Today's installment of "On the Morality Of" concerns the topic of prostitution, and whether it should be legal. Would a perfect society permit. Prostitution, Morality and the Law. Ross Douthat.

Ma most women in prostitution, including those working for escort services, have been sexually abused as children, studies show. Prostitution and Morality book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5(3).

The Legality and Morality of Prostitution Within a society every man lives under a rule of law. Without laws injustice can occur, therefore, the purpose of a rule of law is to influence what we do through the use of authoritative fgures such as police or the government.

'Prostitution and Victorian Society represents women's history at its most ambitious and effective. Walkowitz's discerning analysis of the Ladies National Association's ideas and strategies makes her book a very useful part of the political education of feminists of our own generation.'Cited by: Under the July Monarchy, a medical hygienist and sewer specialist, Alexandre Parent du Châtelet published in the book Of the prostitution in the city of Paris, considered in terms of public hygiene, morality and administration: a book supported by statistical documents drawn from the archives of the Prefecture of Police, which will remain the reference study on prostitution for.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) In Moral Dilemmas of Feminism Laurie Shrage explores the moral premises of a critically self-aware and robust feminist sexual politics.

Shrage focuses on the issues of prostitution and abortion - issues which have divided feminists and our larger society - in order to develop an interpretive and pluralist approach to.

Prostitution Laws On Judeo Christian Morality Words | 8 Pages. countries like the United States base many of their prostitution laws on Judeo-Christian morality, which discourages the act of selling sex due to the belief that sex is sacred in creating life, however many theorists disagree due to its singular concern.

"[This book] offers an authoritative and scholarly glance into the subject of prostitution. Weitzer manages to address the politics of prostitution without delving deep enough into the morality of the issue to confuse the subject Cited by:   Access to society journal content varies across our titles.

If you have access to a journal via a society or association membership, please browse to your society journal, select an article to view, and follow the instructions in this : Harold Greenwald.

Victorian Prostitution Introduction. During the Victorian Age, prostitution was a wide-scale problem in Britain. The very essence of it went against every moral value that was promoted during this time.

Values such as chastity, prudence and grace were dismissed and disregarded by. Prostitution and Morality: A Definitive Report on the Prostitute in Contemporary Society and an Analysis of the Causes and Effects of the Suppression of Prostitution.

Benjamin, Harry. After analyzing the prostitution in regard to law and morality, it is not at all clear that, even if prostitution is immoral, as the report claims, that it should be illegal.

Chapter two looks to three popular and influential moral theories which condemnCited by: 1. A book on a feminist perspective on the morality of prostitution, Laurie Shrage's Moral Dilemmas of Feminism: Prostitution, Adultery, and Abortion Online articles from JSTOR (subscription required) A review of Shrage's book by Debra Satz.

The second main moral concern about prostitution is that it is exploitative. As presented stereo typically in movies, prostitutes typically work for a pimp or a madam who takes a sizable cut of their income.

This is exploitative because the prostitute is doing the hard work while the pimp/madam is taking an unfair share of the proceeds. Prostitution and Morality: Report on the Prostitute in Contemporary Society and an Analysis of the Causes and Effects of the Suppression of Prostitution.

Harry Benjamin, Robert Edward Lee Masters. Julian Press, - Prostitution - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

We haven't found any. "This is an important book, one that refuses to accept the sexual contours of prostitution in the context of empire and insists instead on the legislative, spatial, judicial, disciplinary, and narrative aspects of colonial preoccupation with Indian morality.

The scalar reading the book employs is an elegant formulation of the need to Author: Stephen Legg. Prostitution, Morality and the Law (II) Ross Douthat I don’t think you can get back to an answer that prostitution is the sort of thing we should keep illegal without some argument about the.

If prostitution is wrong, it’s wrong for the same reason anything is wrong: Because it isn’t the best way the world can be. Some people Author: Jonah Mix. Sexual Desire: A Philosophical Investigation, published as Sexual Desire: A Moral Philosophy of the Erotic in the United States, is a book about the philosophy of sex by the philosopher Roger Scruton, in which the author discusses sexual desire and erotic love, arguing against the idea that the former expresses the animal part of human nature while the latter is an Author: Roger Scruton.

Sexuality social problems began to emerge, such as prostitution, sex tourism, and sexually transmitted infections (STI), to name a few. This essay will investigate these three social problems, looking at the political positions, traditional morality versus individual choice, and possible solutions to these three specific.Victorian Prostitution: A Historiographic Analysis by Melissa Queen When scholarly works emerged on the Victorian era the discussion rested on the middle and working classes, unintentionally ignoring the lower class and underworld.

Studies developing in the s tackled the darker parts of England’s history, like prostitution.This book examines the nexus between sex, crime and morality from a theoretical perspective.

This is the first academic text to offer an examination and analysis of the philosophical underpinnings of sex-related crimes and social attitudes towards them and the historical, anthropological and moral reasons for differentiating these crimes in.