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

Author: Geentanjali Gangoli; Nicole Westmarland
Publisher: Bristol : The Policy Press, 2006.
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What is to be done about prostitution? Is it work or is it violence? Are women involved in it offenders or victims? Is it a private or a political issue? The answers to these questions depend on many  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geentanjali Gangoli; Nicole Westmarland
ISBN: 1861346727 9781861346728 1861346735 9781861346735
OCLC Number: 934199243
Description: VII, 214 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: approaches to prostitution ~ Nicole Westmarland and Geetanjali Gangoli; From the personal to the political: shifting perspectives on street prostitution in England and Wales ~ Nicole Westmarland; Prostitution in France ~ Gill Allwood; Prostitution in Sweden: debates and policies 1980-2004 ~ Yvonne Svanstrom; The Republic of Moldova: prostitution and trafficking in women ~ Kristina Abiala; Prostitution in India: laws, debates and responses ~ Geetanjali Gangoli; Good women, bad women: prostitution in Pakistan ~ Fouzia Saeed; Selling bodies/ selling pleasure: the social organisation of sex work in Taiwan ~ Mei-Hua Chen; Prostitution in Thailand: perceptions and realities ~ Alyson Brody.
Responsibility: edited by Geentanjali Gangoli and Nicole Westmarland.


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"An excellent resource for students." Dr Tina Skinner, Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath "This book will make a major contribution to the continuing debates on Read more...

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