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

Author: Gillian Abel
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2010.
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This book examines the decriminalisation of all sectors of sex work in New Zealand. It provides first hand views and experience on this policy from the point of view of those involved in the sex  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Abel
ISBN: 9781847423344 1847423345
OCLC Number: 699674829
Description: VIII, 271 Seiten
Contents: Introduction ~ Gillian Abel and Lisa Fitzgerald; Part one: Lead up to the passing of the Prostitution Reform Act (2003): Of whalers, diggers and 'soiled doves: a history of the sex industry in New Zealand ~ Jan Jordan; History of the New Zealand Prostitutes' Collective ~ Catherine Healy, Calum Bennachie and Anna Reed; Lobbying for decriminalisation ~ Tim Barnett, Catherine Healy, Anna Reed and Calum Bennachie; The Prostitution Reform Act ~ Gillian Abel, Catherine Healy, Calum Bennachie and Anna Reed; Several sides to this story: feminist views of prostitution reform ~ Alison Laurie; Part two: Implementation and impact of the Prostitution Reform Act (2003): the first five years: Review of the PRA ~ Paul Fitzharris with Aline Taylor; Brothel operators' and support agencies' experiences of decriminalisation ~ Elaine Mossman; The (continuing) regulation of prostitution by local authorities ~ Dean Knight; CSoM study methodology and methods ~ Gillian Abel, Lisa Fitzgerald and Cheryl Brunton; Becoming inspectors of brothels: public health authorities' experience of implementing the PRA ~ Cheryl Brunton; The media and the PRA ~ Lisa Fitzgerald and Gillian Abel; Risk and risk management in sex work post PRA: a public health perspective ~ Gillian Abel and Lisa Fitzgerald; Decriminalisation and stigma ~ Gillian Abel and Lisa Fitzgerald;Conclusion ~ Gillian Abel and Lisa Fitzgerald.
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'This volume is a very well presented argument in favour of the decriminalisation of sex work, and shows that it benefits those who have the most to lose...Abel, Fitzgerald and Healy's study is a Read more...

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