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Predicting the job satisfaction of female sex workers in Queensland, Australia

Seib, Charrlotte, Dunne, Michael P., Fischer, Jane , & Najman, Jackob M. (2012) Predicting the job satisfaction of female sex workers in Queensland, Australia. International Journal of Sexual Health, 24, pp. 1-13.

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Abstract

This study used a cross-sectional survey to examine job satisfaction and its correlates among 247 female sex workers working as private service providers, in licensed brothels and in illegal sectors of the industry (mainly street-based workers). Overall, most sex workers reported positive job satisfaction. Satisfaction was higher in women working legally and was generally comparable with women from the general population. Multivariate analyses revealed that job satisfaction was significantly linked to women’s reasons for initially entering the industry. Sex workers’ age, education, marital status, length of time in the industry and current working conditions were apparently less important for satisfaction.

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ID Code: 49828
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: DOI: 10.1080/19317611.2011.632073
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Keywords: Illegal sex work, job satisfaction, licensed brothels, private sex workers, sex work
ISSN: 1931-762X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Routledge
Copyright Statement: This is a preprint of an article submitted for consideration in the [International Journal of Sexual Health] © [2012] [copyright Taylor & Francis]; [International Journal of Sexual Health] is available online at: www.tandfonline.com
Deposited On: 24 Apr 2012 09:18
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2013 22:03

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