Congratulations to this year’s Ig Nobel economics prize winner — ISAT — both on its Ig Nobel Prize and on ISTAT’s influence on the Italian economy. The AFP news agency reports, on October 15, 2014: Italy lifts out of recession thanks to hookers, drugs Italy learnt it was no longer in a recession on Wednesday thanks […]
Tammy Castle of James Madison University and Jenifer Lee of Texas A&M International University analyzed how prostitution is adapting to the Internet: “Ordering sex in cyberspace: a content analysis of escort websites,” International Journal of Cultural Studies, Vol. 11, No. 1, 107-121 (2008). They report: “The purpose of this study was to uncover information about […]
Welby Ings, who looked at the beat-trolling in the Soob, and ever-so-much more, has published apace on many subjects, including: “Matters of Convenience: discourses between physical, legal and linguistic frameworks impacting on the New Zealand public toilet,” Public Space, The Journal of Law & Social Justice, vol.1. no.1., 2007.
Ings looks at the beat-trolling in the Soob, and ever-so-much more: “Trolling the Beat to Working the Soob: Changes in the Language of the Male Sex Worker in New Zealand” Welby Ings, International Journal of Lexicography, 2010, DOI 10.1093/ijl/ecp038. (Thanks to Cyrus Shaoul for bringing this to our attention.) The author, at the School of […]