Prostitution in Thailand
Myth & Reality
By Lipi Ghosh
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Prostitution in Thailand: Myth & Reality is a comprehensive research work about prostitution in Thailand. The study looks into the historical evolution of female prostitution in Thailand; discusses the social, economic, political, institutional, & ideological factors which underpin the growth of Thai sex-industry in contemporary times; submits an organized presentation of the Thai commercial sex sector; examines the social dynamics of HIV infection among sex workers; discusses the statutes & laws of Thailand regarding prostitution; & finally delves into government policies & plans of action for the prevention & eradication of the commercial sex workers in Thailand. The study is very in-depth, & will not only help serious scholars & policymakers, but will also be interesting for the general reader.
Return to Coronet Books main page