Situation and process of entry into prostitution In Muang District, Suratthani Province

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Natdanai Payakpun

Abstract

 This article aims to study the situation of prostitution, patterns and processes into prostitution in Muang Surat Thani District in order to find solutions to the problem of prostitution in the area of Muang Surat Thani. This qualitative study was conducted with documentary research and in - depth interview. In order to obtain data from the sample, the researcher used a random sampling method (Snowball Sampling). The results are as follows:
1. In 2013-2017, there were hidden sex service places including karaoke bars, traditional massage parlors/spas, restaurants/food gardens, and a new form of sexual service commonly referred to as Side Line. 2. Processes into prostitution in the area include 1. persuasion of the acquaintances who are prostitutes, used to work as prostitutes, or brokers; 2. contact through online channels, e.g. Facebook, Line, and website. 3. Suggested guidelines to solve prostitution problems sustainably are law amendment to legitimize sex service profession; protection and welfare provided to sex service profession; zoning for sex service business; educating youth to discourage them from entering the sex industry.

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Payakpun , N. . (2019). Situation and process of entry into prostitution In Muang District, Suratthani Province. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Suratthani Rajabhat University, 11(2), 103–135. Retrieved from https://so03.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/jhsc/article/view/196149
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Interviews

Ms.Chu (Interviewee) Natdanai Payakpun (Interviewer). at Traditional Massage, Muang district, Suratthani province. On 22 August 2015.

Ms.Kem (Interviewee) Natdanai Payakpun (Interviewer). at brothel, Muang district, Suratthani province. On 22 August 2015.

Ms.Muk (Interviewee) Natdanai Payakpun (Interviewer). at Karaoke, Muang district, Suratthani province. On 24 August 2015.

Ms.Namwan (Interviewee) Natdanai Payakpun (Interviewer). at Traditional Massage, Muang district, Suratthani province. On 22 August 2015.

Ms.Nan (Interviewee) Natdanai Payakpun (Interviewer). at restaurant, Muang district, Suratthani province. On 24 October 2015.

Ms.Nong (Interviewee) Natdanai Payakpun (Interviewer). at Karaoke, Muang district, Suratthani province. On 24 August 2015.

Ms.Nun (Interviewee) Natdanai Payakpun (Interviewer). at Karaoke, Muang district, Suratthani province. On 24 August 2015.

Ms.Oil (Interviewee) Natdanai Payakpun (Interviewer). at brothel, Muang district, Suratthani province. On 22 August 2015.

Ms.Soda (Interviewee) Natdanai Payakpun (Interviewer). at Sideline, Muang district, Suratthani province. On 30 May 2015.

Ms.View (Interviewee) Natdanai Payakpun (Interviewer). at Sideline, Muang district, Suratthani province. On 22 May 2015.