Christianity and Prostitution/Sex Trafficking

History of Prostitution

Cohen, Edward E. Athenian Prostitution: The Business of Sex. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Henriot, Christian. Prostitution and Sexuality in Shanghai: A Social History 1849-1949. Cambridge, UK ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Karras, Ruth Mazo. Common Women: Prostitution and Sexuality in Medieval England. Studies in the history of sexuality. New York Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1998.

Kozma, Liat. Global Women, Colonial Ports: Prostitution in the Interwar Middle East. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2017.

Kramm, Robert. Sanitized Sex: Regulating Prostitution, Venereal Disease, and Intimacy in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952. Asia Pacific Modern 15. Oakland, California: University of California Press, 2017.

Outshoorn, Joyce, ed. The Politics of Prostitution: Women’s Movements, Democratic States, and the Globalisation of Sex Commerce. Cambridge, UK ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Rao, Sunil Salankey. Trafficking of Children for Sexual Exploitation: Public International Law 1864-1950. New Delhi, India: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Ringdal, Nils Johan, and Richard Daly. Love for Sale: A World History of Prostitution. 1. Grove Press paperback ed. New York, NY: Grove Press, 2004.


Aoyama, Kaoru. Thai Migrant Sexworkers: From Modernisation to Globalisation. Basingstoke England ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Bales, Kevin, and Ron Soodalter. The Slave next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today. Paperback ed. Berkeley, Calif.: Univ. of California Press, 20.

Belles, Nita. In Our Backyard: Human Trafficking in America and What We Can Do to Stop It. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, 2015.*

Bolkovac, Kathryn, and Cari Lynn. The Whistleblower: Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors, and One Woman’s Fight for Justice. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

Bowley, Mary Frances. The White Umbrella: Walking with Survivors of Sex Trafficking. Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2012.*

Budin, Stephanie Lynn. The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Burke, Mary C., ed. Human Trafficking: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Criminology and justice studies series. New York, NY: Routledge, 2013.

Chin, Ko-lin, and James O. Finckenauer. Selling Sex Overseas: Chinese Women and the Realities of Prostitution and Global Sex Trafficking. New York: New York University Press, 2012.

Cork, Matthew, and Kenneth Kemp. Why Not Today: Trafficking, Slavery, the Global Church… and You. Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2013.

Cunningham, Scott, and Manisha Shah, eds. The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Prostitution. Oxford handbooks. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Dalla, Rochelle L., Lynda M. Baker, John Defrain, and Celia Williamson, eds. Europe, Latin America, North America, and Global. Global perspectives on prostitution and sex trafficking. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2013.

DeStefano, Anthony M. The War on Human Trafficking: U.S. Policy Assessed. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2008.

Farley, Melissa, ed. Prostitution, Trafficking and Traumatic Stress. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Maltreatment & Trauma Press, 2003.

Foot, Kirsten A. Collaborating against Human Trafficking: Cross-Sector Challenges and Practices. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016.

Hepburn, Stephanie, and Rita J. Simon. Human Trafficking around the World: Hidden in Plain Sight. New York: Columbia University Press, 2013.

Jewell, Dawn Herzog. Escaping the Devil’s Bedroom: Sex Trafficking, Global Prostitution and the Gospel’s Transforming Power. Oxford; Michigan: Monarch Books, 2008.*

Kara, Siddharth. Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery. New York City, NY: Columbia University Press, 2016.

Legg, Stephen. Prostitution and the Ends of Empire: Scale, Governmentalities, and Interwar India. Durham: London : Duke University Press, 2014.

Liu, Min. Migration, Prostitution, and Human Trafficking: The Voice of Chinese Women. New Brunswick, N.J: Transaction Publishers, 2011.

Lloyd, Rachel. Girls like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale : A Memoir. New York; Enfield: HarperPerennial ; Publishers Group UK, 2012.

Lutnick, Alexandra. Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking: Beyond Victims and Villains. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.

Mahdavi, Pardis. From Trafficking to Terror: Constructing a Global Social Problem. 1 Edition. Framing 21st century social issues. New York: Routledge, 2014.

Mahdavi, Pardis. Gridlock: Labor, Migration, and Human Trafficking in Dubai. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2011.

McGinn, Thomas A. J. Prostitution, Sexuality, and the Law in Ancient Rome. First issued paperback. Oxford New York Auckland: Oxford University Press, 2003.

O’Connell Davidson, Julia. Children in the Global Sex Trade. Cambridge ; Malden, MA: Polity, 2005.

Penttinen, Elina. Globalization, Prostitution and Sex-Trafficking: Corporeal Politics. London: Routledge, 2010.

Shelley, Louise I. Human Trafficking: A Global Perspective. Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Smith, Linda Tuhiwai, Cindy Coloma, and Ernie Allen. Renting Lacy: A Story of America’s Prostituted Children. Vancouver, WA: Shared Hope International, 2011.

Spector, Jessica, ed. Prostitution and Pornography: Philosophical Debate about the Sex Industry. Stanford, Calif: Stanford University Press, 2006.

Storkey, Elaine. Scars across Humanity: Understanding and Overcoming Violence against Women. London: SPCK, 2015.*

Walker, Daniel. God in a Brothel: An Undercover Journey into Sex Trafficking and Rescue. Downers Grove, Ill: IVP Books, 2011.*

Weitzer, Ronald. Legalizing Prostitution: From Illicit Vice to Lawful Business. First published in paperback. New York London: New York University Press, 2013.

Zacharias, Naomi. The Scent of Water: Grace for Every Kind of Broken. Grand Rapids, Mich: Zondervan, 2010.*

Zimmerman, Yvonne C. Other Dreams of Freedom: Religion, Sex, and Human Trafficking. Academy series. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

*Refers to those written from a Christian perspective.