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The politics of prostitution : women's movements, democratic states, and the globalisation of sex commerce

Author: Joyce Outshoorn
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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 1970s, asking what made them successful in some countries but a failure in others. It also assesses whether government institutions to advance the status of women - so-called women's policy agencies - have played a key role in achieving policy outcomes  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Outshoorn
ISBN: 0521833191 9780521833196 0521540690 9780521540698 0511164157 9780511164156 9780511489044 0511489048
OCLC Number: 52288799
Description: xv, 329 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : prostitution, women's movements and democratic politics / Joyce Outshoorn --
The women's movement and prostitution politics in Australia / Barbara Sullivan --
Taxes, rights and regimentation : discourses on prostitution in Austria / Birgit Sauer --
Prostitution policies in Britain, 1982-2002 / Johanna Kantola and Judith Squires --
Prostitution as public nuisance : prostitution policy in Canada / Leslie Ann Jeffrey --
Towards a new prohibitionism? State feminism, women's movements and prostitution policies in Finland / Anne Maria Holli --
Prostitute movements face elite apathy and gender-biased universalism in France / Amy G. Mazur --
The politics of prostitution and trafficking of women in Israel / Delila Amir and Mencahem Amir --
Italy : the never-ending debate / Daniela Danna --
Voluntary and forced prostitution : the 'realistic approach' of the Netherlands / Joyce Outshoorn --
State feminism and central state debates on prostitution in post-authoritarian Spain / Celia Valiente --
Criminalising the john --
a Swedish gender model? / Yvonne Svanström --
The invisible issue : prostitution and trafficking of women and girls in the United States / Dorothy McBride Stetson --
Comparative prostitution politics and the case for state feminism / Joyce Outshoorn.
Responsibility: edited by Joyce Outshoorn.
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This book, first published in 2004, shows how women's movements in Western Europe, North America and Australia have affected politics on prostitution and trafficking of women since the 1970s, asking  Read more...

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