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Games Pimps Play
Pimps, Players and Wives-in-Laws: A Qualitative Analysis of Street Prostitution
Games Pimps Play is a rich, original, and compellingly comprehensive study of various stages of development and transformation of vice, violence, and victimization. Offering new and provocative insights into prostitution and the concomitant enterprises of pimping, the author challenges the reductionist, facile, and obfuscating conceptions of street prostitution, so characteristic of conventional approaches, by reiterating the more dynamic, elusive, and complex interactions of contexts, activities, and actors within specified socio-political sites.
Table of Contents
Foreword: From Localized Texts to Hegemonic Narratives: Contextualizing "Games Pimps Play"Chapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: Methodological Issues: Researching "The Game"Chapter 3: Juvenile Prostitution: A Social TypologyChapter 4: Procurement: The Pimp's GameChapter 5: Stratagem Method of Procurement: "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous"Chapter 6: Training: Getting Started--"Turned Out" Applying the TradeChapter 7: Working Relations: The Descent to ViolenceChapter 8: The Pimp: Analytical ExaminationChapter 9: Policing the Game: Social Service/Law Enforcement and the Street Sex TradeChapter 10: Emergent Sociological Theoretical Approaches: Reviewing the FindingsGlossary of Terminology Used within the Pimp-Prostitute SubcultureBibliography