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Economics: Sex Workers: United States of America Military: Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, Gulf Region
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Introduction

Militarized prostitution has long been seen around United States military bases in Asia (Sturdevant and Stoltzfus 1992, Enloe 1993, 2000, Moon 1997). Yet prostitution in twenty-first century United States wars and occupations cannot be compared to the open brothels of South Vietnam and the Philippines, or the camptowns of South Korea and Japan. Although the ba…

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McNutt, Debra, “Economics: Sex Workers: United States of America Military: Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, Gulf Region”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0711>
First published online: 2011



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