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Title International approaches to prostitution : law and policy in Europe and Asia / edited by Geetanjali Gangoli and Nicole Westmarland
Published Bristol : Policy Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 214 pages)
Contents Introduction: approaches to prostitution / Nicole Westmarland and Geetanjali Gangoli -- From the personal to the political: shifting perspectives on street prostitution in England and Wales / Nicole Westmarland -- Prostitution in France / Gill Allwood -- Prostitution in Sweden: debates and policies 1980-2004 / Yvonne Svanström -- The Republic of Moldova: prostitution and trafficking in women / Kristina Abiala -- Prostitution in India: laws, debates and responses / Geetanjali Gangoli -- Good women, bad women: prostitution in Pakistan / Fouzia Saeed -- Selling bodies/selling pleasure: the social organisation of sex work in Taiwan / Mei-Hua Chen -- Prostitution in Thailand: perceptions and realities / Alyson Brady
Summary What is to be done about prostitution? Is it work or is it violence? Are women involved in prostitution offenders or victims? Is prostitution a private or a political issue? The answers to these questions vary depending on many factors, including where in the world you live. This book provides a valuable, detailed international comparison of the laws, policies and interventions in eight countries across Europe and Asia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Prostitution -- Government policy -- Asia -- Case studies.
Prostitution -- Government policy -- Europe -- Case studies.
Prostitution -- Asia -- Case studies.
Prostitution -- Europe -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Gangoli, Geetanjali, editor
Westmarland, Nicole, editor
LC no. 2006284960
ISBN 1281159751
184742158X (electronic bk.)
9781847421586 (electronic bk.)