International Approaches to Prostitution: Law and Policy in Europe and Asia

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Geetanjali Gangoli, Nicole Westmarland
Policy Press, Jan 1, 2006 - Political Science - 214 pages
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What is to be done about prostitution? Is it work or is it violence? Are women involved in prostitution offenders or victims? Is prostitution a private or a political issue? The answers to these questions vary depending on many factors, including where in the world you live.This book provides a valuable, detailed international comparison of the laws, policies and interventions in eight countries across Europe (England and Wales, France, Sweden and Moldova) and Asia (India, Pakistan, Thailand and Taiwan). The countries were chosen because of their contrasting social policy and legislative frameworks. Specific topics covered include national social and historical contexts in relation to prostitution; legal frameworks - with discussion of existing laws and policies and debates around legislation and decriminalisation; key issues faced - particularly relating to reasons for entering prostitution and analysis of policies and interventions.The case studies are brought to life by giving voice to the experiences of women involved in prostitution themselves together with the personal reflections of the authors.Aimed at a wide audience of students, academics, policy makers and practitioners, this book makes an important contribution to academic and policy debates in the fields of criminology, law, social policy, women's studies, sociology, politics and international relations.
  

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Contents

shifting perspectives
21
three Prostitution in France
45
debates and policies 19802004
67
Tables
76
prostitution and trafficking
91
laws debates and responses I 15
115
prostitution in Pakistan
141
the social organisation
165
perceptions and realities
185
Index
209
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School of Applied Social Sciences : SASS Staff - Durham University
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Är prostitution ett uttryck för brist på jämställdhet?
Institutionen för samhällsvetenskap. Sociologi. Kandidatuppsats. Höstterminen 2007. 2008-02-04. Är prostitution ett uttryck för brist på jämställdhet? ...
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Geetanjali Gangoli, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol and Nicole Westmarland, School of Applied Social Studies, Durham University

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