Some resources and links about prostitution and trafficking:

General information:

Myths about prostitution:

Recommended readings:

Dalla, R. (2006). Exposing the “Pretty Woman” myth: A qualitative investigation of street-level prostituted women. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Farley, M. (Ed.). (2003). Prostitution,trafficking and traumatic stress. Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Maltreatment & Trauma Press.

Farley, M. (2007). Prostitution and trafficking in Nevada: Making the connections. Prostitution Research & Education.

Hoigard, C. & Finstad, L. (1992). Backstreets: Prostitution, money and love. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania University Press.

Phoenix, J. (1999). Making sense of prostitution. Basingstoke: Macmillan.

Raphael, J. (2004). Listening to Olivia: Violence, poverty and prostitution. Boston: Northeastern University Press.

Sabella, D. (2011). The role of the nurse in combating human trafficking. February 2011: American Journal of Nursing 111(2).

Sabella, D. (2011). The identity of prostituted women and the implications for clinical practice. In Dalla, R., Baker, L., DeFrain, J. and Williamson. (Eds.). Global Perspectives on Prostitution and Sex Trafficking: Europe, Latin America, North America and Global , New York: Lexington.

Sabella, D. (2013). Health issues and interactions with adult survivors. In De Chesnay, M. (Ed.). Sex Trafficking: A Clinical Guide for Nurses. New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Skinner, E. Benjamin. (2008). A crime so monstrous: Face-to-face with modern-day slavery. New York, NY: Free Press.

Whisnant, R. & Stark, C. (2004). Not for sale: Feminists resisting prostitution and pornography. Melbourne, Australia: Spinifex.

Williamson, C. & Folaron, G. (2003). Understanding the experiences of street level prostitutes. Qualitative Social Work, 2(3), 271-287.