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The Politics of Prostitution

Women"s Movements, Democratic States and the Globalisation of Sex Commerce

by Joyce Outshoorn

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & criminology,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Prostitution,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Human Sexuality,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science / Gender Studies,
  • Government policy,
  • Feminism,
  • Political aspects,
  • Women"s rights

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7765690M
    ISBN 100521833191
    ISBN 109780521833196

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. A new book reveals how survivors of prostitution are bullied, harassed, vilified, libeled and slandered by pro-prostitution activists.

      Feminists have long differed in their view of prostitution. While some regard it as a classic form of exploitation and degradation, others offer a more sympathetic interpretation of women's involvement in the sex industry. In this important new book, Maggie O'Neill seeks to explore the theoretical debates on prostitution and the relevance of these to the everyday lived experiences of . Sheila Jeffreys (born 13 May ) is a former professor of political science at the University of English expatriate and lesbian feminist scholar, she analyses the history and politics of human sexuality.. Jeffreys' argument that the "sexual revolution" on men's terms contributed less to women's freedom than to their continued oppression has commanded respect and attracted Born: 13 May (age 71), United Kingdom.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Politics of prostitution. [Seattle: s.n., ] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Request PDF | Prostitution: Sex Work, Policy and Politics | Many commentators have attempted to analyze and explain the nature of prostitution. However this is the first textbook to offer a.


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The Politics of Prostitution by Joyce Outshoorn Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book Description. This book shows how women's movements in Western Europe, North America and Australia have affected politics on prostitution and trafficking of women since the s, asking what made them successful in some countries but a failure in others.

Written by an international team of experts and based on original sources, Cited by: The Politics of Prostitution was written to assist those involved in effecting legal change and to provide information which will dispel the myths surrounding prostitution.

The handbook should prove useful to attorneys defending clients charged with prostitution : Jennifer James, Jean Withers, Marilyn Haft. : The Politics of Prostitution: Women's Movements, Democratic States and the Globalisation of Sex Commerce: Joyce Outshoorn: Books5/5(1).

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The Politics of Prostitution: Women's Movements, Democratic States and the Globalisation of Sex Commerce. The most effective way to deal with prostitution has always been hotly debated by governments and women's movements alike.

Feminists want it abolished or regulated as sex work; governments have to safeguard public health and order. : The Politics of Prostitution: Women's Movements, Democratic States and the Globalisation of Sex Commerce (): Joyce Outshoorn: Books 5/5(1).

The Politics of Prostitution - edited by Joyce Outshoorn January Skip to The Politics of Prostitution book content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.

Prostitution: Sex Work, Policy and Politics. Many commentators have attempted to analyze and explain the nature of prostitution. However this is the first textbook to offer a complete overview of the way it operates within contemporary society, its characteristics, organizational structures, and cultural contexts/5(14).

Buy The Politics of Prostitution: Women's Movements, Democratic States and the Globalisation of Sex Commerce by Outshoorn, Joyce (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. The Pimping of Prostitution: Abolishing the Sex Work Myth.

This book examines one of the most contested issues facing feminists, human rights activists and governments around the globe - the international sex trade/5.

Prostitution: Sex work, policy and politics London: SAGE Publications Ltd doi: / Sanders, Teela, Maggie O'Neill and Jane Pitcher. Prostitution: Sex Work, Policy and Politics. The book Uneasy Virtue: The Politics of Prostitution and the American Reform Tradition, Barbara Meil Hobson is published by University of Chicago Press.

Uneasy Virtue: The Politics of Prostitution and the American Reform Tradition, Hobson. The Politics of Prostitution - edited by Joyce Outshoorn January Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users Cited by: 8.

Although most commonly conducted by females for males, it may be performed by females or males for either females or males. Early History. In ancient times and in some primitive societies, prostitution often had religious connotations—sexual intercourse with temple maidens was.

A model of state policy which aims to abolish prostitution through legislation, Neo-abolitionism criminalises the buyer of sex but not the seller.

It is currently law in Sweden and other Nordic states and dominates the framing of policy debates in many other Western liberal by: 4. Feminism, Prostitution and the State: The Politics of Neo-Abolitionism. This edited volume focuses on charting the rise of neo-abolitionism and offering a critique of the idea, its logics and consequences.

The Cultural Politics of European Prostitution Reform traces case studies of four European Union countries to reveal the way anxieties over globalization translates into policies to recognize sex workers in some countries, punish prostitutes' clients in others, and protect victims of humanBrand: Palgrave Macmillan US.

A reader’s guide to the book Two Challenges of prostitution policy The stigma of prostitution and the paradox of control Prostitution politics as morality politics Paradoxes of immigration Obstacles to obtaining reliable numbers about prostitution and sex workers The ineluctable importance of the local in prostitution policy.

Book Description. This edited volume focuses on charting the rise of neo-abolitionism and offering a critique of the idea, its logics and consequences. A model of state policy which aims to abolish prostitution through legislation, Neo-abolitionism criminalises the buyer of sex but not the seller.

The book is a collection of studies by the Research Network on Gender Politics and the State (RNGS) that examine prostitution policy debates in a dozen Western democratic nations: Australia, Austria, Britain, Canada, Finland, France, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and the United States.

Prostitution has become an extremely topical issue in recent years and attention has focused both on the situation of female prostitutes and the adequacy of existing forms of regulation. Prostitution, Politics & Policy brings together the main debates and issues associated with prostitution in order to examine the range of policy options that are available."There are (at least) two competing views on prostitution: prostitution as a legitimate and acceptable form of employment, freely chosen by women; and men's use of prostitution as a form of degrading the women and causing grave psychological damage.

In The Idea of Prostitution Sheila Jeffreys explores these sharply contrasting views. She examines the changing concept of prostitution from White.

The field of sex work has undergone a massive expansion in the past ten years. In this new edition, three leading researchers come together to provide an interdisciplinary outline of sex work.

This book provides comprehensive coverage of key areas common to the study of the female sex industry, as well as considering issues relating to male and transgender sex workers, young people .