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Author Montgomery, Heather (Heather Kate)

Title Modern Babylon? : prostituting children in Thailand / Heather Montgomery.

Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.74509593 MONT    DUE 14-10-19
Physical description xiv, 192 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Fertility, reproduction, and sexuality ; v. 2
Fertility, reproduction, and sexuality ; v. 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-188) and index.
Contents Child Prostitution and Anthropology -- History and Context -- Myths and Stereotypes -- NGOs and the Discovery of Child Prostitution -- The Extent of the Problem -- History and Myth -- Cultural Constructions of Childhood -- A History of Childhood in the West -- Childhood in Thailand -- What Constitutes a Good Childhood? -- Childhood and State Intervention -- The Child Prostitutes of Baan Nua -- Data Collection -- Child Prostitution in Baan Nua -- Kinship and Reciprocity -- Reciprocity, Friends and Clients -- Struggles and Contradictions -- Children as Social Agents -- Prostitution and its Alternatives -- The Life-Cycle of Prostitution -- Identity and its Difficulties -- Status -- Sexuality and Identity -- Gender, Prostitution and Identity -- Social Identity -- Protecting Innocence -- Innocence and Freedom -- Buying Innocence -- Maintaining Innocence.
Processing Action committed to retain 20160630 20310630 EAST{This title retained by Wesleyan University Library on behalf of the Eastern Academic Scholars Trust (EAST) print archive} CtW
Subject Child prostitution -- Thailand.
Sex-oriented businesses -- Thailand.
Child abuse -- Thailand.
Child welfare -- Thailand.
Thailand -- Social conditions.
Thailand -- Economic conditions.
ISBN 1571818294 (cl. ; alk. paper)
9781571818294 (cl. ; alk. paper)
1571813187 (pb. ; alk. paper)
9781571813183 (pb. ; alk. paper)