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transnational sex work

Chickenheads, agents, mommies, and jockeys: the social organization of transnational commercial sex

An article in Crime, Law and Social Change Volume 56, Number 5, 463-484. In the sex trafficking literature, the term “trafficker” is often used to refer to all the various actors who are involved in the business of transnational sex work. It thus includes those who recruit women in the source countries; those who transport victims across international borders; and those who manage and exploit the women in the various commercial sex venues in the destination countries. In this paper, we will look at some of the people who fall into these categories of being “traffickers.” Our goal is to better understand

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