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The Politics of Prostitution: Women's Movements, Democratic States and the Globalisation of Sex Commerce

The Politics of Prostitution: Women's Movements, Democratic States and the Globalisation of Sex Commerce

by Joyce Outshoorn
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ISBN-13: 9780521540698
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/01/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 348
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; List of tables; Notes on contributors; Preface; 1. Introduction: prostitution, women's movements and democratic politics Joyce Outshoorn; 2. The women's movement and prostitution politics in Australia Barbara Sullivan; 3. Taxes, rights and regimentation: discourses on prostitution in Austria Birgit Sauer; 4. Prostitution policies in Britain, 1982-2002 Johanna Kantola and Judith Squires; 5. Prostitution as public nuisance: prostitution policy in Canada Leslie Ann Jeffrey; 6. Towards a new prohibitionism? State feminism, women's movements and prostitution policies in Finland Anne Maria Holli; 7. Prostitute movements face elite apathy and gender-biased universalism in France Amy G. Mazur; 8. The politics of prostitution and trafficking of women in Israel Delila Amir and Menachem Amir; 9. Italy: the never-ending debate Daniela Danna; 10. Voluntary and forced prostitution: the 'realistic approach' of the Netherlands Joyce Outshoorn; 11. State feminism and central state debates on prostitution in post-authoritarian Spain Celia Valiente; 12. Criminalising the john - a Swedish gender model Yvonne Svanström; 13. The invisible issue: prostitution and trafficking of women and girls in the United States Dorothy McBride Stetson; 14. Comparative prostitution politics and the case for state feminism Joyce Outshoorn; Appendix 1. Independent variable indicators; Appendix 2. Worksheets; References; Index.

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