Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal

, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp 151–156

Adolescent male prostitution by choice

  • Jim A. Cates

DOI: 10.1007/BF00756114

Cite this article as:
Cates, J.A. Child Adolesc Soc Work J (1989) 6: 151. doi:10.1007/BF00756114


The literature on adolescent male prostitution is scant. The few existing papers tend to focus on the status of adolescent runaways coerced into prostitution within large cities. This article describes prostitution in a midsized midwestern city without many of the anticipated preconditions. Such practice may be more common than is normally assumed.

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© Human Sciences Press 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jim A. Cates
    • 1
  1. 1.Northeast Indiana Aids Taks ForceFort Wayne

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