Analyzing Prostitution Sociological Concepts Prostitution is a form of job that is looked down upon in society; it is even illegal in most Western culture and other cultures around the world. Yet there are so many active prostitutes in the U.S and so many customers providing the prostitute a job and income. Although there are a few prostitutes that choose this source of a job because they enjoy it; most are either driven into this form of a job because of their low-income situation or because they are pushed by society or a pimp. In some places like German and some Asian countries prostitution is legal but, yet it’s still looked down upon by society. Sex in most culture and society is looked at as a sacred act and should be saved for marriage
Although many people oppose prostitution because they say it is degrading, morally wrong, and dangerous that is not the entire story some women choose it as a way of life not because they have to but because it is the lifestyle that suits them. Women who choose to be prostitutes should not be denied their rights as human beings. First, prostitutes should not be denied their basic human rights just because of their chosen occupation. Many people are, “dismissing the entire sex industry as abusive and immoral which only exacerbates existing problems and tosses the concerns of sex workers aside”(Klinger 3). Although many people degrade sex workers there are organizations that help protect their rights and fight against the majority.
The prostitutes are faced with self-generated plights. This explains the reason as to why the government seems to be sluggish in having prostitution legalized. However, many of the young girls in red light districts are traded by nature into prostitution. These are women who engage in prostitution as a way of finding for themselves and their families. These are the commercial sex workers who work day and light.
He removes her self and those qualities that define her as an individual, and for him she becomes sexualized body parts. She acts the part of the thing he wants her to be.” Prostitutes often start believing they are commodities because that is how men treat them and it causes them to have mental issues. Women that are raped feel worthless and like they are no longer important to society. By becoming a prostitute, women have a very high chance of becoming a victim of domestic violence. However, a woman’s body is not meant to me’s the urges.
Those women had made the choice to pleasure and corrupt men because of their lack of morals (Hill, 1993). In the ... ... middle of paper ... ...d not act as if men played a role in keeping prostitutes in business. There was no legal or moral punishment for the men who used prostitutes. Women avoided blaming the women for the role they were cast in. They saw that men held a role in the business of prostitution.
The letters stand for the words "No Human Involved." (Fairstein) To dehumanize females in prostitution some people create stereotypes that cause people to down on prostitutes, such as their drug users which results in suicide, whores, they have no morals or values, their doing it to support an addiction, have STDs, doesn't respect thems... ... middle of paper ... ...b. 2011. . Marwitz, G., I. Hengst, and R. Hornle. "Prostitution as a Consequence of Sexual Abuse."
Harmful situations can occur when with a client. When a clients doesn’t get his/her way physical violence can come upon them. “A number of authors have documented and analyzed the sexual and physical violence that is the normative experience for women in prostitution” (Farley, Lynne, and Cotton 243). Women in the sex industry are working in such high level of violence and it’s easy for someone to assault them especially if one can’t defend themselves. Prostitutes are not safe but this is there only source of income so it’s hard for them to quite.
The prostitutes are choosing their private independence to work in the sex industry, but they are not having peaceful enjoyment because their work is considered “immoral” and illegal. To protect these women, there needs to be decriminalization in order to get the workers protection. Constant discusses how the government should be devoted to civic virtue, not solely moral virtue because people disagree on morals; his argument applies to prostitutes. The government should encourage civic virtue for those within the industry and the people buying the sex, instead of declaring the act of prostitution immoral, which could be argued by
Safety is normally number one for all prostitutes and brothel owners, because a safe location is better for business but we 're not helping them by making consenting sex work a crime. 95% of those in prostitution experienced sexual harassment that would be legally actionable
Most people do the jobs they do only for the money, not because they actually enjoy the work enough to continue doing it even without a monetary reward. However prostitution is also commonly thought to harm the public health and quality of life of many others not directly active it. Different societies have viewed prostitution in widely divergent ways. The three approaches to prostitution I will discuss are the liberal, the classical Marxist, and the radical feminist approach. A comparison of these theories of prostitution demonstrates a significant contrast of philosophical views that prostitution has had on society.