Feminism, Prostitution and the State: The Politics of Neo-Abolitionism

Feminism, Prostitution and the State: The Politics of Neo-Abolitionism

by Eilis Ward, Gillian Wylie

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317370116
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/17/2017
Series: Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 162
File size: 703 KB

About the Author

Gillian Wylie is Assistant Professor of International Peace Studies, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Eilís Ward is Lecturer in the School of Political Science and Sociology NUIG, Galway, Republic of Ireland.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Introducing Neo-abolitionism: Definition, Drivers and Debates

[Eilís Ward and Gillian Wylie]

Chapter 1: Neo-abolitionism and transnational advocacy networks: globalizing an idea

[Gillian Wylie]

Chapter 2: From Contested to Consensus: Swedish Politics on Prostitution and Trafficking

[Yvonne Swanström]

Chapter 3: The Netherlands: Analyzing shifts and continuities in the governing of sexual labour

[Silke Heumann, Sara Vida Coumans, Tamar Shiboleth & Marieke Ridder]

Chapter 4: Strange Confluences: Radical feminism and evangelical Christianity as drivers of US neo-abolitionism

[Crystal A. Jackson, Jennifer J. Reed and Barbara G. Brents]

Chapter 5: The Irish Parliament and Prostitution Law Reform: A Neo-Abolitionism Shoe-in?

[Eilís Ward]

Chapter 6: Almost Abolitionism: The Peculiarities of Prostitution Policy in England and Wales

[Anna Carline and Jane Scoular]

Chapter 7: Against the Trend: Resistance to Neo-abolitionism in Australian Anti-trafficking Policy Debates

[Erin O’Brien]

Chapter 8: In search of a fair and free society: the regulation of sex work in New Zealand

[Gillian Abel]

Conclusion: Carceral feminism, the state and the sex worker in a globalised era. Whose Power?

[Eilís Ward and Gillian Wylie]

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