Sociology

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Being Heard

The Experiences of Young Women in Prostitution

Being Heard examines, from their own perspectives and experiences, the lives of young women sexually exploited through prostitution. Putting their voices in the centre of its analysis, the book … ; 135 View

How Societies Work

Class, Power, and Change

In 2011, protesters around the world – including Canada – called for changes to the societies in which they live. Many observers were asking: “What do they want?” Some … 367 View

Rock Paper Sex

The Oldest Profession in Canada’s Oldest City

St. John’s is known as a flourishing port city, a cultural gem, and popular tourist destination: a picturesque city of pubs and restaurants, music and colourful houses. But a thriving sex … 232 View

The Teen Sex Trade

My Story

Jade Brooks grew up like any other kid — she played with friends, lovingly teased and was teased by her siblings, and excelled at school. It wasn’t until she was removed from her … 200 View
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Children and Youth Exploited through Prostitution

From: Being Heard

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Introduction

From: Rock Paper Sex

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The author outlines the incident that began her interest in the voices of sex workers in St. John’s, ands describes the evolution of the project and her interactions with the individuals … 4 $0.40 Add
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Preface

From: The Teen Sex Trade

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The author, a young black Nova Scotian, outlines her methodology for writing this book and the decision to publish under her real name but maintain pseudonyms for any other individual connected … 7 $0.70 Add
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Society and the Study of Society

From: How Societies Work

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“Selling Sex? It’s Really Like Selling Your Soul”

Vulnerability to and the Experiences of Exploitation through Child Prostitution

From: Being Heard

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Childhood

From: The Teen Sex Trade

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A first person true account of a Black woman’s youth in Halifax, Nova Scotia entailing growing up with four of her eight siblings, the volatile relationship between her parents, and her … 18 $1.80 Add
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Is Human Behaviour the Result of Our Biology?

From: How Societies Work

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Kicking was the Whole Point

From: Rock Paper Sex

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The firsthand account of a young sex worker in St. Johns Newfoundland named Lori. The chapter includes a discussion of the factors that lead an individual to becoming a sex worker and includes … 8 $0.80 Add
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“The People We Think We Are”

The Social Identities of Girls Involved in Prositution

From: Being Heard

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Culture, Society, and History

From: How Societies Work

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I Pay Top Price

From: Rock Paper Sex

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The firsthand account of a man named mike, who is a engages in the services of sex workers in St. Johns. A discussion of the relationships clients can form with sex workers and the internal … 6 $0.60 Add
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In the System

From: The Teen Sex Trade

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The author’s account of her childhood as a black girl forced away from her parents and into the foster care system with vivid detail on the multitude of homes she went to. 13 $1.30 Add