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Sex tourism in Africa Kenya"s booming industry by Wanjohi Kibicho

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Published by Ashgate Pub.Co. in Farnham, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sex tourism -- Kenya,
  • Prostitution -- Kenya

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-225) and index.

StatementWanjohi Kibicho.
SeriesNew directions in tourism analysis, New directions in tourism analysis
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ260.5 .K53 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 231 p. :
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24115246M
ISBN 100754674606, 0754698440
ISBN 109780754674603, 9780754698449
LC Control Number2009021838

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Female sex tourism is sex tourism by women who travel intending to engage in sexual activities with one or more locals, usually male sex sex tourists may seek aspects of the sexual relationship not typically shared by male sex tourists, such as perceived romance and intimacy. Women who fit this profile – especially wealthy, single, older white women – plan . Sex tourism is also believed to benefit both the sex industry and the tourism industry (taxi, hotels, restaurants and airlines). Organizations protecting human rights alert on the negative health, cultural and social effects of sex tourism as it prospers on the basis of economic, social, age and gender inequalities. Cape Town promotes sex tourism By Barbara Slaughter 5 October Cape Town, South Africa's main holiday resort with well over million foreign visitors a Author: Barbara Slaughter. Get this from a library! Sex tourism in Africa: Kenya's booming industry. [Wanjohi Kibicho] -- Illustrated by indepth empirical research from Kenya, this book gathers much-needed statistics and data, and then critically examines the features of .

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