Essays about: "Prostitution"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 77 essays containing the word Prostitution.

  1. 1. Erotic Tokens and The Business of Prostitution : A study on the monetary value of tokens in Pompeii

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Antikens kultur och samhällsliv

    Author : Emilia Wall; [2019]
    Keywords : Roman Empire; Pompeii; spintriae; tokens; prostitution; Romerska imperiet; Pompeji; spintriae; polletter; prostitution;

    Abstract : Erotic tokens or the so-called spintriae leave little to the imagination. These coin-like tokens depict acts of love making couples with Roman numerals on the reverse. The tokens are believed to have been in use during the 1st century A.D. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prostitution/ Sex work in Sweden and Germany : A Study of Former Research

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Juliette Desbuleux-Rettel; [2019]
    Keywords : prostitution; sex work; Sweden; Germany; sexköpslagen; Prostituiertenschutzgesetz;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with part of the current research about prostitution/ sex work in Sweden and Germany. While prostitution/ sex work is partly criminalized in Sweden, the German law is currently designed to improve the legal situation of prostitutes/ sex worker. READ MORE

  3. 3. THE HAMBURG-ST.-PAULI-BRANDDIALECTIC - Examining Hamburg’s city branding approach and its effects on the local Red-Light-District

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Miriam Green; [2019]
    Keywords : City Branding; Tourism; Gentrification; Red-Light District; Prostitution; Sex Work; Neoliberalism; Revanchist City; Entrepreneurial City; Reeperbahn; St. Pauli; Marke Hamburg; NION;

    Abstract : “What is certain is that the question of […] re-making a landscape of prostitution in the city […] needs to be viewed as part of a changing, global discourse on the nature of contemporary cities” (Aalbers & Sabat 2012, p. 114). READ MORE

  4. 4. “Girls for sale” : Understanding the difficulties in protecting girls in Nepal from being exploited for prostitution

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Natasha Semenets; [2019]
    Keywords : Prostitution; trafficking; internal trafficking; sex trafficking; Nepal; children’s rights; Convention on the Rights of the Child; Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children; child prostitution and child pornography; The Constitution of Nepal; Act Relating to Children; gender discrimination; social injustice;

    Abstract : The number of girls that are being exploited for prostitution in Nepal has increased in recent years, and girls suffer a high risk of being exposed when they come from already poorly conditions. Previously, uneducated girls could be found in the adult entertainment sector, but nowadays even educated girls are being exploited. READ MORE

  5. 5. To Regulate or not to Regulate? : Evaluating the Relationship between Prostitution Laws and Trafficking Flows

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Douglas Knutsson; [2019]
    Keywords : modern slavery; human trafficking; economics; prostitution law; sexual services; forced labour;

    Abstract : Yearly, hundreds of thousands of people are trafficked across borders, most often against their will or without their knowledge. Albeit having been a part of our history, our present and, sadly, probably our future, this form of modern slavery remains rather unexplored in quantitative research due to the lack of reliable data. READ MORE