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When Harvard medical student Alexa Albert conducted a public-health study as the Mustang Ranch brothel in Nevada, the only state in the union where prostitution is legal, neither she nor the brothel could have predicted the end result.
Albert went as far into this world as it is possible to go some will say too far including sitting in on sessions with customers, and the result is a book that puts an unforgettable face on Americas maligned and caricatured subculture.
The Mustang Ranch has never before given an outsider such access, but fear of aids was hurting the business, and the Ranch was eager to get publicity for its rigorous standards of sexual hygiene.
Or, product description, review "This well-written, non-judgmental, informative book helps to replace ignorance with understanding concerning the lives and attitudes of women involved in legal prostitution, as well as their customers.Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).But despite its legalization, the life lacks legitimacy, and those who work in the brothels as barkeeps, maids, vendors, and prostitutes develop a sense of community and family that provides structure and support that they often lack elsewhere.If you've ever been curious about what goes on, and why, in Nevada's brothels and the Mustang Ranch, in particular, you will find this a fascinating book.If the word gets around that a particular john is impolite, routinely abusive, or just generally obnoxious, the word gets around, and the girls will walk him,.e.," impossibly high prices (as independent contractors they set their own prices, returning 50 to the brothel.Following the federal seizure of the Mustang Ranch for the failure of the owner to pay appropriate income taxes (he was a fugitive in Brazil and hiding the revenue under a false corporation the brothel has been shut down until the courts can decide.Android, windows Phone, android, to get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
In many ways, Mustang Ranch picked up where society had dropped the ball.
Albert, a public health specialist, had been interested for years in HIV and STD transmission and Every time I take the California Zephyr and go through Reno, the On Board Chief of Services, or one of his minions, never fails to point out the famous.
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It had provided a safe, nonjudgmental, economically sound work environment and a fair way for a community of several dozen women and their familles to meet their most basic needs.
It's ironic, but the johns have virtually no control over their experience at the brothel except for the selection of the girl, and even that is often out of their control.
For many of the men, it's their only form of social contact, and many even become quite addicted to it, even to the point where they subsidize the girls beyond what happens in the building, giving them extra clothes, helping with moving, the rent, etc.
Share, list Price: CDN.00, you Save: CDN.63 (40 fREE Shipping on orders over CDN.Add to Cart, turn on 1-Click ordering for this browser.Whatever you think of prostitution and its legalization, this is an essential and very interesting read.more).Flint realized she was a serious researcher and paved the way for her to spend several weeks history of prostitution in puerto rico living (not working) at the famous Mustang Ranch in Storey County, near Reno not in Reno, and that distinction is important and has historical roots.Brothel: Mustang Ranch.Ships from and sold.Flip to back Flip to front.A brothel can be a very substantial source of revenue for the county (4 of Storey County's total revenue in the case of the Mustang).Several insisted they can completely separate their professional lives from their personal, insisting they maintain a normal life at home with their husbands and families.Having worked with homeless prostitutes in Times Square, Albert was intimate with human devastation cause by the sex trade, and curious to see if Nevadas brothels offered a less harmful model for a business that will always be with.She was curious to measure the impact of legalized prostitution on these parameters.
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