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HSB - Chapter 15 Homework Review
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Cole is a male prostitute who sells sex to other males. He is called a ____________. His sexual orientation is most likely to be ____________.
According to a study on drug use and prostitution cited in your text, women generally begin regular drug use by age 15, and prostitution by age 20, but were regularly engaged in prostitution within _________ after regular IV drug abuse, regardless of age.
childhood abuse and/or childhood sexual abuse
The research is quite clear that, on the whole, both male and female prostitutes are more likely to have been victims of _______________.
Many countries do not consider sex trafficking a social priority, and the focus of police is rarely devoted to prosecuting traffickers.
Malta was 10 years old when her parents sold her to sex traffickers who promised they could make all of their daughter's dreams come true as long as she worked hard at her domestic cleaning job. Instead, they forced her to become a sex worker in an illegal brothel, where she saw over 10 clients per day. By the time Malta was 14, she had HIV from unprotected sex. By age 15, she was dead of an IV drug overdose. The international and U.S. labor laws protecting victims like Malta and penalizing traffickers with felonies have not been able to keep pace with the rate of trafficking, and are largely ineffective. In your assessment, what are the primary factors that interfere with improvement of this international sex trafficking and child abuse issue?
Because of the drug abuse and unprotected sex associated with the profession, prostitution is known to contribute to the spread of one STI over all others. That STI is _________________.
male transvestite prostitutes who impersonate women and engage in sexual interactions with male customers
What group of sex workers is especially likely to spread STIs to the general population?
middle- to upper-class, educated, married heterosexuals
The majority of the clients of prostitutes are _______________.
lead to the regulation of prostitution by state laws, with statutes defining where, when, and how prostitution may take place
The legalization of prostitution would _______________.
the terms used to describe "pornography" are subjective, depend on the person(s) doing the interpretation, and lack uniform national standards
The primary problem with defining "pornography" or finding national, state, community, and individual consensus on the legal definition of "pornography" is that ____________________.
that pornography is a vehicle for male dominance, conquest, and sexual abuse of women, whereas erotica is about free sexual sharing and the passions and desires of both men and women
As Gloria Steinem and other researchers point out, one key distinction between pornography and erotica is ____________________.
They reached completely opposite conclusions: Johnson's committee found little evidence to support that pornography discriminated against women, while Reagan's committee, which created "The Meese Report," found discrimination on many levels.
What were the findings of the two separate presidential committees, one founded by President Johnson in 1970 and one by President Reagan in 1986, to study the effects of pornography?
The laws violate the protections of the First Amendment, and cannot meet varying obscenity standards.
Why have U.S. courts struck down laws that attempt to control sexually explicit materials on the Internet?
15 years in prison
What does U.S. federal law identify as the penalty for a first offense of employing, using, or enticing a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing a visual depiction of that conduct?
use models of legal age posing as "minors"
Cyber-predators use various strategies to distribute child pornography. One common way to get around child pornography laws is to ________________.
Mateo enjoys viewing pornographic videos, but he is a successful businessman in his community and does not want others to know about his habit, for fear that it might ruin his reputation. Rather than visit the X-rated section of video stores, he purchased a subscription to an Internet pornography website. The type of pornography he purchased is known as _________________.
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