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Violence and sex work in Britain

Author: Hilary Kinnell
Publisher: Cullompton ; Portland, Or. : Willan Pub., 2008.
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Violence and Sex Work in Britain' explores violence and homicide in the context of sex work, showing how current law and repressive policing tactics exacerbate vulnerability. It exposes inadequacies in the criminal justice system, leading to failures in investigations and prosecutions and failures to prevent violence from known offenders. It attacks the radical feminist ideology currently driving government policy,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Computer network resources
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kinnell, Hilary.
Violence and sex work in Britain.
Cullompton ; Portland, Or. : Willan Pub., 2008
(OCoLC)191927403
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary Kinnell
ISBN: 9781134024438 1134024436 9781843926887 1843926881 9781134024506 1134024509 9781134024575 1134024576
OCLC Number: 568491183
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 290 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Peter Sutcliffe : a long shadow --
What is violence against sex workers? --
Inclusions and exclusions --
Prevention, Ugly Mugs and the role of outreach projects --
Who attacks sex workers? --
Street sex work : the context of violence --
Street violence : individual and community aggression --
The cleansing of Balsall heath --
Indoor sex work : policy and policing --
Violence and indoor sex work --
Attackers : court cases --
Motives for violence --
Murder of sex workers --
Killers and suspects --
Multiple killers --
Steve Wright : a passing nightmare? --
Explanations and excuses --
Shutting the stable door --
Promoting violence.
Responsibility: Hilary Kinnell.

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Concerns with violence in the sex industry. This book provides an understanding of the nature of violence against sex workers and the relationship between violence, government legislation and policy,  Read more...

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