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Student involvement in the UK sex industry: motivations and experiences

Tracey Sagar Orcid Logo, Deborah Jones Orcid Logo, Katrien Symons, Jacky Tyrie Orcid Logo, Ron Roberts

The British Journal of Sociology, Volume: 67, Issue: 4, Pages: 697 - 718

Swansea University Authors: Tracey Sagar Orcid Logo, Deborah Jones Orcid Logo, Jacky Tyrie Orcid Logo

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The article reports on the findings from the Student Sex Work Project (2012-2015). The project produced the largest data set on student sex workers in Europe. Drawing on this data the paper discusses the motivations and needs of students who are involved in the sex industry. The paper argues for the...

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Published in: The British Journal of Sociology
ISSN: 00071315
Published: 2016
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa26760
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Abstract: The article reports on the findings from the Student Sex Work Project (2012-2015). The project produced the largest data set on student sex workers in Europe. Drawing on this data the paper discusses the motivations and needs of students who are involved in the sex industry. The paper argues for the need to understand sex work from a polymorphous framework which recognises different experiences and challenges.
Keywords: student sex work, motivations, need
College: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Issue: 4
Start Page: 697
End Page: 718