The Encyclopedia of Prostitution & Sex Work

Published by Greenwood Press

Edited by Dr Melissa Ditmore

The Editor

Dr Melissa Ditmore

An international research consultant based in New York, Melissa Ditmore has written about sex work, migration and trafficking for The Lancet, SIECUS Report and other journals. In addition to the Encyclopedia, Ditmore has written a book on Prostitution and Sex Work for Greenwood Press, edited the anthology Sex Work Matters for Zed Books, and contributed to numerous other books including Sex for Sale (Routledge, 2009), Trafficking and Prostitution Reconsidered (Paradigm, 2005), Affective Turn (Duke, 2007) and Women Across Borders (Black Rose, forthcoming.) She has edited the annual journal Research for Sex Work. She has worked as a principal investigator for a number of reports released by the Urban Justice Center's Sex Workers Project. She has spoken about prostitution, migration rights and research ethics at the United Nations, the International Conference on HIV/AIDS, Columbia University, Cornell University, Hong Kong City University and numerous academic and political conferences.

Visit her website at melissaditmore.com, or follow her on Twitter at @melissaditmore.

Other works

In addition to the Encyclopedia, Melissa Ditmore has written, edited or contributed to the following books about sex work, trafficking and prostitution.

Prostitution and Sex Work
Greenwood
(2010)
ISBN: 0313362890
author
Sex Work Matters
Melissa Ditmore
,
Alys Willman
,
Antonia Levy
Zed Books
(2010)
ISBN: 1848134347
editor
Sex for Sale
Ronald Weitzer
Routledge
(2009)
ISBN: 0415996058
contributor
Trafficking and Prostitution Reconsidered
Kamala Kempadoo
,
Jyoti Sanghera
,
Bandana Pattanaik
Paradigm Publishers
(2005)
ISBN: 1594510970
contributor
The Affective Turn: Theorizing the Social
Patricia Clough
,
Jean Halley
Duke University Press
(2007)
ISBN: 0822339250
contributor