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Gospel According to Darwin_, p. 194.)
In Italy, in 1881, among 10,422 inscribed prostitutes from the
age of seventeen upwards, the causes of prostitution were
classified as follows:
Vice and depravity 2,752
Death of parents, husband, etc. 2,139
Seduction by lover 1,653
Seduction by employer 927
Abandoned by parents, husband, etc. 794
Love of luxury 698
Incitement by lover or other persons outside
Incitement by parents or husband 400
To support parents or children 393
(Ferriani, _Minorenni Delinquenti_, p. 193.) The reasons
assigned by Russian prostitutes for taking up their career are
(according to Federow) as follows:
38.5 per cent. insufficient wages.
21. per cent. desire for amusement.
14. per cent. loss of place.
9.5 per cent. persuasion by women friends.
6.5 per cent. loss of habit of work.
5.5 per cent. chagrin, and to punish lover.
.5 per cent. drunkenness.
(Summarized in _Archives d'Anthropologie Criminelle_, Nov. 15,
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