Academic Papers


Bernstein, E. 2007, "Sex Work for the Middle Classes", Sexualities, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 473-488.

Brents, B.G. & Hausbeck, K. 2007, "Marketing Sex: US Legal Brothels and Late Capitalist Consumption", Sexualities, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 425-439.

Cheng, S. 2013, "Private lives of public women: Photos of sex workers (minus the sex) in South Korea", Sexualities, vol. 16, no. 1-2, pp. 30-42.

Desyllas, M.C. 2014, "Using photovoice with sex workers: The power of art, agency and resistance", Qualitative Social Work, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 477-501.

Doezema, J. 2001, "Ouch! Western feminists' 'wounded attachment' to the 'third world prostitute'", Feminist Review, vol. 67, no. 1, pp. 16-38.

Lian Duan 'Gaze, Identity and Textual Body in Photography. A psychoanalytic study of the representation of the female body in contemporary photography.

Espinosa, J. 2010 "The Advent of Myself as Other: Photography, Memory and Identity Creation" A journal of communication, culture and technology. Georgetown University.

Goldberg, M. 2014, BUYING SEX, Nation Company L.P, New York.

Hammond, N. & Kingston, S. 2014, "Experiencing stigma as sex work researchers in professional and personal lives", Sexualities, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 329-347.

Hydén, M., Svedin, C., Jonsson, L., Linköpings universitet, Socialt arbete, Filosofiska fakulteten, Hälsouniversitetet, Institutionen för samhälls- och välfärdsstudier, Institutionen för klinisk och experimentell medicin & Avdelningen för kliniska vetenskaper 2014, "Without the Internet, I never would have sold sex: Young Women Selling Sex Online", Cyberpsychology, vol. 8, no. 1


Joseph, L.J. & Black, P. 2012, "Who's the Man? Fragile Masculinities, Consumer Masculinities, and the Profiles of Sex Work Clients", Men and Masculinities, vol. 15, no. 5, pp. 486-506.

Koken, J.A. 2012, "Independent Female Escort’s Strategies for Coping with Sex Work Related Stigma", Sexuality & Culture, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 209-229.

Muscat, S"Identity and the Photographic Portrait" ALiterature Review 2013.

Payne, D. 2007, Sex in Cyberspace--Men Who Pay For Sex.(Brief article)(Book review), Royal College of Nursing Publishing Company (RCN), Harrow-on-the-Hill.

Rubinstein, D. & Sluis, K. 2008, "A LIFE MORE PHOTOGRAPHIC: Mapping the networked image", Photographies, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 9-28.

Sanders, T. 2004, "Controllable Laughter: Managing Sex Work Through Humour", Sociology, vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 273-291.

Sanders, T. 2008, "Male Sexual Scripts: Intimacy, Sexuality and Pleasure in the Purchase of Commercial Sex", Sociology, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 400-417.

Sliwinski, S 2004, 'A painful labour: responsibility and photography', Visual Studies, 19, 2, pp. 150-161, Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost, viewed 3 October 2015.

Tifentale, A. 2014, "The Selfie: Making sense of the masturbation of self-image and the virtual mini me, The graduate centre, CUNY

Serughetti, G. 2013, "Prostitution and Clients’ Responsibility", Men and Masculinities, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 35-48.

Vivienne, S. & Burgess, J. 2013, "The remediation of the personal photograph and the politics of self-representation in digital storytelling", Journal of Material Culture, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 279-298.

Willis, D. 2003 Visualizing Memory: Photographs and the Art of Biography, American Art 17, no 1 (spring) 20-23.



Adams, R 1994 'Why people photography: selected essays and reviews by Robert Adams'  Aperture

Atkins, N. 2011, The Industrial Vagina: The Political Economy of the Global Sex Trade, Taylor & Francis Ltd, Canberra.

Barthes, R. Camera lucida : reflections on photography. Translated by Richard Howard London : Vintage, 1993.

Batchen, G. Photography degree zero: reflections on Roland Barthes's Camera lucida / edited by Geoffrey Batchen

Bond,  H.Fifty Key Writers on Photography (Routledge Key Guides)  2012

Berger, John, author. Understanding a photograph / John Berger ; edited and introduced by Geoff Dyer Publication info. London Penguin Classics, 2013. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2009.

Chiaramonte, G & Tarkovsky A, 2006 Instant Light Tarkovsky Polaroids

Carroll, Henry. Read this if you want to take great photographs / Henry Carroll. Publication Info. London : Laurence King Pub. Ltd., 2014.

Di Bello, P et el.  2012, The photobook : from Talbot to Ruscha and beyond

Ditmore, M.H., Levy, A., Willman, A. Sex Work Matters: Exploring money, power and intimacy in the sex industry Zed Books 2010

Fox, A. & Caruana, N. 2012, Behind the image: research in photography, AVA Academia, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Friedlander, J. 2008, Feminine look: sexuation, spectatorship, subversion, State University of New York Press, Albany.

Goldin, N 996, The ballad of sexual dependencyNew York, N.Y. : Aperture

Hakim, C. 2011, Honey Money: The power of erotic capital, Penguin Books LTD.

Hanson, D & Kroll, E. 2013 , The New Erotic Photography, Taschen.

Hershberger, A. 2014Photographic Theory: An Historical Anthology, Wiley Blackwell.

Higgins, Jackie, author. Why it does not have to be in focus : modern photography explained / Jackie Higgins. Publication info. London : Thames & Hudson, [2013]

Hilton, J 2013 Precious (need to add publisher)

Kennedy L and Patrick C. The violence of the image : photography and international conflict London : I.B. Tauris, 2014.

Publication info.London : I.B. Tauris, 2014.

Mitchell, W. 1992 The Reconfigured Eye: Visual Truth in the Post-Photographic Era, the shadows on the wall. MIT Press

Otens C Cinderella Dreams: The Allure of the Lavish Wedding 2003

Sanders, T. 2005, Sex work: a risky business, Willan, Cullompton.

Sanders, T. 2008, Paying for pleasure: men who buy sex, Willan, Cullompton, UK; Portland, Or.

Semantix 2013, Imprint: visual narratives in books and beyond, Art and Theory, Stockholm; Göteborg.

Smith, L1992, The Politics of Focus in New Feminist Discourses Routledge

Stokes, Jane C.  2012 How to do media and cultural studies / Jane Stokes.  SAGE

The Polaroid book : selections from the Polaroid collections of photography / edited by Steve Crist ; essay by Barbara Hitchcock.

UweScheid Collection 1000 Nudes 'A history of erotic photograpphy from 1839-1939, Taschen

Williams, G. 2014, How to write about contemporary art, UK, Thames & Hudson

Wolf, S. Robert Mapplethorpe: Polaroids 2013

Currently reading-

Warte Mal!: Prostitution After the Velvet Revolution

Consuming Desire - wanting but nothing inside

The art and politics of netporn

Magazine and Newspaper Articles

David Wojnarowicz DO NOT DOUBT THE DANGEROUSNESS OF THE 12-INCHPOLITICIAN, Close to the Knives: A Memoir of Disintegration, pp. 160-162, excerpt from. (The full essay was derived from talks delivered at Illinois State University at Normal, Illinois, and the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1990.)

New Statesman

NewStatesman- Sex Positive feminism is doing the patriarchy's work for it

Mailonline - Born into Brothels

The Economist - More bang for your buck

Evening Standard RENTON, A., 1999, Sep 23. buying sex in London.

Global and Diasporic Tightrope Walking: Sex Workers between Morality and Deviance.

Feminist views on prostitution

How to be a feminist ally to sex workers

Feminist issues in prostitution

Sex positive feminism

Cultural Analytics: Visualing Cultural Patters in the era of more media

Imagined data communities

A feminist argument on how sex work can benefit women.

Jaclyn Reid | "Prostitution, Print, and Visual Culture in London, 1850-1910




Internet Sites & (WARNING: These organisations oppose sex work and the languag and images used is derogatory and can be distressing)


Photographic & Film Projects (I LOVE THIS!)

Vivian Maier - Self portraits

Vivian Maier - Street photographer


Video & Audio

Sex Worker Tilly Lawless

Sex Worker Toni Mac

The transgender conversation

The red umbrella diaries


New Era Canadian Sex Work

The Fog of sex

The regulatory dance


Sex Work Books - Research Use for Lit review and library


Not sex work books but working with found material


Kelly Lee Carr