Weitzer

Myths About Human Trafficking

In an article in the Huffington Post US academic Ronald Weitzer provides a clear explanation of why the claims being made about sex trafficking by celebrities, charities, UN and government agencies should not be taken at face value.

The Ethnography of Prostitution: New International Perspectives

Prominent US sociologist Weitzer reviews books on sex work. he says 'The best recent research on prostitution is  ethnographic and centered outside the United States. The books under review are multi faceted, rich, novel contributions to the  literature, throwing a spotlight on previously hidden worlds. Each presents a microcosm of commercial sex that is linked to macro-level structures. And each focuses on indoor prostitution, a welcome counterbalance to the voluminous literature on street prostitution.'

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