Selling and Buying Sex

Recommended Reading

Bornstein, C. (2011). Battling pornography: The American feminist anti-pornography movement, 1976–1986. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Cooper, S.W., Estes, R.J., Giardino, A.P., Kellogg, N.D., & Vieth, V.I. (2005). Medical, legal, & social science aspects of child sexual exploitation: A comprehensive review of pornography, prostitution, and Internet crimes, Vol. 1. St Louis, MO: GW Medical.

Frances, R. (2007). Selling sex: A hidden history of prostitution. Sydney, Australia: University of New South Wales Press.

Levy, A. (2005). Female chauvinist pigs: Woman and the rise of raunch culture. New York, NY: Free Press.

National Network on Environments and Women’s Health. (n.d.). Towards healthy work environments for exotic dancers in Canada. Retrieved from

Osanka, F.M., & Johann, S.L. (1990). Sourcebook on pornography. Lexington, MA: Lexington.

Recommended Viewing

Angle, J. (Director). (2012). A fine line: A documentary on exotic dancers [Documentary].

United States: Whistle Time Productions.

Goldberg, B. (Director). (2003). Hot and bothered: Feminist pornography [Documentary].

United States: National Film Network.

Lauterbach, K.R. (Director). (2012). Flesh the movie: A documentary about sex trafficking in the US [Documentary]. United States.

For a collection of free, short documentaries on prostitution and sex trafficking, see

For additional recommendations of films about sex work, see

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