- The risks of the trade. Demers, Jim // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;3/15/93, Vol. 20 Issue 13, p23
Reports that the most dangerous line of work in Alberta may be prostitution, an occupation not included in Workers' Compensation Board (WCB) statistics. Hookers and police estimate that up to half of prostitutes are assaulted each year, though most go unreported. Case of Robert George Poole,...
- Coming soon to a downtown neighbourhood. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;11/15/93, Vol. 20 Issue 48, p43
Tells how Edmonton police are using video vans in downtown residential neighborhoods where prostitutes are known to stroll. The well-marked, video-equipped vans record activity between the streetwalkers and their customers. Comments from Edmonton police on keeping prostitutes out of residential...
- Pimps with machetes. Verburg, Peter // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;1/17/94, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p12
Recounts the December 1993 attack by four men with machetes on tenants of Edmonton's Locke Apartment building in the Norwood neighborhood in retaliation for evicting several hookers from the building. Most of the residents are addicts and all but a few are on welfare. Rising tensions between...
- What cops know: The facts about prostitution. Fletcher, C. // Cosmopolitan;Jan1992, Vol. 212 Issue 1, p170
Investigates Chicago's sexual underworld, as seen by vice cops in the city. How they do their work; Challenges faced by vice cops; Diverse types of sexual services for sale, including call girls, escort services, bondage and domination houses, whores and pimps; More.
- Meanwhile, back at the brothel. DuPuis, T. // Cosmopolitan;Mar1992, Vol. 212 Issue 3, p124
Investigates life in Nevada's legal brothels. Training programs for prospective prostitutes; Role played by brothel owners, usually shrewd businesswomen; Diverse clients; Types of sexual services requested and performed; Wide price ranges.
- D.C. marches prostitutes to Virginia: Draws hail of criticism. // Jet;8/14/89, Vol. 76 Issue 19, p12
Reports on several Washington, D.C., police officers who marched about two dozen prostitutes to the Virginia State line. This unusual procedure was done in an effort to rid the city of prostitution.
- White slaves. Melville, J. // New Statesman & Society;4/26/91, Vol. 4 Issue 148, p20
Continues the series of articles which reflects on sex before the sixties in England and elsewhere with a look at prostitution. The moral panic since Edwardian times of British women in big cities being shipped off to prostitution; Brothels; Poverty as a reason for prostitution; Consequences for...
- Prostitution in Israel and the triumph of the `market' mentality. Lerner, Michael // Tikkun;May/Jun98, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p9
Opinion. Comments on use of prostitution in Israel to supplement the country's economy. Description of female prostitutes in Israel; Advertising of these prostitutes; Protests of Orthodox religious forces; Action to be taken by spiritual and religious movements.
- Prostitution's pernicious reach grows in the US. Knickerbocker, Brad // Christian Science Monitor;10/23/96, Vol. 88 Issue 230, p1
Reports on the increasing practice of prostitution in the United States (US), and the steps being taken to reverse the trends. Who participates in the prostitution; Establishment of `prostitution-free zones' in Portland, Oregon; Types of measures being taken in San Francisco and other parts of...