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The idea of prostitution

Author: Sheila Jeffreys
Publisher: North Melbourne, Vic. : Spinifex, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the idea of men's entitlement to abuse and profit from the abuse of women in prostitution. This work argues that it is important to recognise men's abuse of women in prostitution as a variety of male sexual violence and a violation of women's human rights.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Jeffreys, Sheila.
Idea of prostitution.
North Melbourne, Vic. : Spinifex, ©1997
(OCoLC)38416256
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Jeffreys
ISBN: 9781742190884 174219088X
OCLC Number: 314851877
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 398 pages)
Contents: The traffic in women, feminism and the League of Nations --
The revolt of the johns : prostitution and the sexual revolution --
Normalising prostitution : the prostitutes' rights movement --
Homosexuality and prostitution --
Prostitution as "choice" --
Just a job like any other? : prostitution and the theorising of sexuality --
Prostitution as "sex" --
Prostitution as male sexual violence --
Sexual violence, feminist human rights theory and the omission of prostitution --
Trafficking, prostitution and human rights --
Conclusion : universalising prostitution.
Responsibility: Sheila Jeffreys.

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Explores the idea of men's entitlement to abuse and profit from the abuse of women in prostitution. This work argues that it is important to recognise men's abuse of women in prostitution as a variety of male sexual violence and a violation of women's human rights.

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