Pathways into Sexual Exploitation and Sex Work

The Experience of Victimhood and Agency

  • Jane Dodsworth

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Jane Dodsworth
      Pages 1-10
  3. Pathways through Sex Work: Historical, Legislative and Theoretical Perspectives

  4. Pathways through Sex Work: Experiences of Victimhood and Agency

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. Jane Dodsworth
      Pages 84-120
    3. Jane Dodsworth
      Pages 121-156
    4. Jane Dodsworth
      Pages 157-193
    5. Jane Dodsworth
      Pages 194-207
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 208-227

About this book


This book identifies risk and protective factors influencing routes into, through and out of sexual exploitation and sex work. It explores how the sense made of key childhood and adult experiences influences the ability to manage roles and identities and choices they feel empowered or forced to make.


Criminology Social Work Sex work sexual abuse sexual exploitation families childhood adolescence social policy criminology Familie Sex social work

Authors and affiliations

  • Jane Dodsworth
    • 1
  1. 1.University of East AngliaUK

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