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pimping

Academia See Pimp. Cf Pumping.
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Furthermore, Butkevich and Storr (2001) discuss entrepreneurs as cultural characters, noting how in hostile environments they adapt to the opportunities available even if that entails pimping or thieving.
This concept lies at the very core of this paper and is central to understanding prostitution and pimping as entrepreneurship because Volkov (2002: 15) talks of the "city as a market place for needs" and of "free economies of exchange.
Likewise, 1960s poverty pimping enacted a perverse model of egalitarian redistribution that was both extremely limited and predicated on leaving larger structures of inequality intact.
She had said that all three national sex worker laws were unconstitutional, and said brothels, pimping and soliciting should all be allowed.
Gibson originally faced about 20 years in prison if convicted of 13 counts of pimping and pandering, but six counts were dropped before trial, and four ended deadlocked.
Gibson, 41, is charged with three counts of pimping and four counts of pandering by procuring, charges that could send her to prison for up to 17 years.
Even without the girls, we can still prove the pimping counts for three girls,'' said Sandi Gibbons, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
Prosecutors accuse Gibson, 41, of running a sophisticated call girl ring and have charged her with 12 felony counts of pimping and pandering.
A preliminary review of the evidence last month led a Municipal Court judge to order Gibson to stand trial on five counts of pimping, five counts of pandering by procuring and two counts of pandering by encouraging.
Earlier, the prosecution dismissed a charge of conspiracy to commit pimping and pandering because it was filed improperly.
Authorities accuse Gibson of pimping 34 women in 16 states and prostituting at least six more women in Europe.
Earlier this year, Patricia Marie Cota, 29, accused of running the ``College Cuties'' brothel, pleaded no contest to pimping and pandering.