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Regulating sex for sale: Prostitution policy reform in the UK

Jo Phoenix (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421067
eISBN:
9781447303169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421067.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Recent years have seen a ‘quiet revolution’ in the way that the sex industry is regulated and governed. The consensus around what the problems of prostitution are has broken down and in its place a ... More


International approaches to prostitution: Law and policy in Europe and Asia

Geetanjali Gangoli and Nicole Westmarland (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346728
eISBN:
9781447302612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346728.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

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 ... More


Designing Prostitution Policy: Intention and Reality in Regulating the Sex Trade

Hendrik Wagenaar, Helga Amesberger, and Sietske Altink

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447324249
eISBN:
9781447324256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324249.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This is one of the few books that explicitly focuses on the formulation, process and outcomes of prostitution policy. While the debate on prostitution focuses on broad regulatory regimes, the central ... More


Frameworks of understanding

Jo Phoenix

in Regulating sex for sale: Prostitution policy reform in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421067
eISBN:
9781447303169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421067.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter opens with a description of the empirical realities that shape and have shaped many women's choice to sell sex – realities which have remained constant for some time now. It provides two ... More


UK sex work policy: eyes wide shut to voluntary and indoor sex work

Teela Sanders

in Regulating sex for sale: Prostitution policy reform in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421067
eISBN:
9781447303169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421067.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the impact of government policy from 2004 on the female indoor sex markets and men who buy sex from women. It focuses on the sale of direct sexual services rather than indirect ... More


Conclusion

Jo Phoenix

in Regulating sex for sale: Prostitution policy reform in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421067
eISBN:
9781447303169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421067.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter addresses a number of questions on prostitution policy and its reform generally. It provides answers to the problem of how to critique or engage with policy in a field where the key ... More


Introduction

Gillian Abel and Lisa Fitzgerald

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Prior to the passing of the Prostitution Reform Act of 2003 (PRA), although sex work in New Zealand was not deemed illegal, the activities associated with it, such as soliciting, brothel keeping, ... More


Of whalers, diggers and ‘soiled doves’: a history of the sex industry in New Zealand

Jan Jordan

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores the history of sex work in New Zealand prior to the passing of the 2003 Prostitution Reform Act. It begins by discussing the impact of colonisation and the attitudes towards ... More


Several sides to this story: feminist views of prostitution reform

Alison Laurie

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

During the process of the decriminalisation of sex work in New Zealand, several sentiments arose. Of particular interest were the feminist sentiments that both opposed and supported the cause for law ... More


The (continuing) regulation of prostitution by local authorities

Dean Knight

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter investigates the local-government response to the Prostitution Reform Act (PRA) of 2003, with particular emphasis on the continuing regulation of prostitution after the law reform. ... More


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