Prostitution : The World 's Oldest Profession

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Prostitution, sometimes referred to as “the world’s oldest profession” (Henslin, pg. 54), is defined by James M. Henslin as “the renting of one’s body for sexual purposes” (pg. 54). This arrangement, though illegal and socially deviant in most parts of the world, exists universally in many different forms (pg. 54). As a matter of fact, types of prostitutes range greatly in variety from call girls – who are said to be “the elite of prostitutes” (pg. 58), to streetwalkers – “who have the lowest status among prostitutes” (pg. 58), to sugar babies -young, physically attractive women who provide “rich, older men” (Kitchener, par.4) “…with attention (and sex) in exchange for the finer things in life” (par. 4).
One of the “finer things in life”(par. 4) in which sugar daddies are now increasingly providing for their sugar babies is a college education, or, at the very least, the money needed to acquire one. In an article titled “How Sugar Daddies Are Financing College Education”, Caroline Kitchener of the Atlantic writes of a prostitution website created uniquely for sugar babies and sugar daddies. The website is called Seeking Arrangement. On Seeking Arrangement sugar babies are connected to and can view both the profiles and incomes of various sugar daddies (Kitchener, par. 4). In fact, the website is set up and is promoted basically like any other run-of-the-mill dating/partner seeking site (par. 5), even though money is often times traded for intercourse (par. 5). In designing
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