|Title:||Legalizing Prostitution: From Illicit Vice to Lawful Business|
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|Publisher:||NYU Press (December 1, 2011)|
In his book Legalizing Prostitution: From Illicit Vice to Lawful Business Ronald Weitzer takes a comprehensive look at prostitution in a variety of contexts specifically examining the legal structures which make it legal or illegal. Weitzer also works to highlight some of the key paradigms through which prostitution is addressed as well as to explain the mechanics of the profession overall. The book is not about agreeing or disagreeing with the activity of prostitution per se - it's about ferreting out facts without sensationalization, polemics or hyperbole to support an argument - in this case one for a specific type of legalization of indoor prostitution.
Published by: NYU Press. Legalizing Prostitutionmaps out the current terrain. These cases are then used to develop a roster of "best practices" that can serve as a model for other nations considering legalization. Legalizing a theoretically grounded comparative analysis of political dynamics, policy outcomes, and red-light landscapes in nations where prostitution has been legalized and regulated by the.
The central question Weitzer poses is ‘whether government policy makes any difference in the way prostitution is organized and experienced’ (p. 73) by the various stakeholders.
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Home Browse Books Book details, Legalizing Prostitution: From Illicit Vice t. .Legalizing Prostitution: From Illicit Vice to Lawful Business. Yet in some nations, prostitution has been decriminalized and is regulated by the government. People who live outside these countries know very little about legal prostitution-what is permitted, how it is regulated, and what the effects of legalization are on those involved. Americans might also be surprised to learn that, until recently, Rhode Island had no prostitution law on the books.
From Illicit Vice to Lawful Business. Her work set off the campaign of the leading social democrat alderman Asscher and his fellow party member Cohen, the mayor of Amsterdam, to clean up the Red Light district under the guise of fighting forced prostitution but also to gentrify the area and attract more upscale tourists (Asscher 2010; Weitzer 2012: 159–166)
Legalizing Prostitution maps out the current terrain. These cases are then used to develop a roster of best practices that can serve as a model for other nations considering legalization.
Publishers Weekly "Ronald Weitzer, the leading American authority on prostitution, offers readers a comprehensive, astute, and provocative report on prostitution. Legalizing Prostitution challenges simple-minded ideas about a behaviour that takes numerous forms, from streetwalking to high-end escort services.
Legalizing Prostitution provides a theoretically grounded comparative analysis of political dynamics, policy outcomes, and red-light landscapes in nations where prostitution has been legalized and regulated by the government, presenting a rich and novel portrait of the multifaceted world of legal sex for sale.
fi - While sex work has long been controversial, it has become even more contested over the past decade as laws, policies, and enforcement practices have become more repressive in many nations, partly as a result of the ascendancy of interest groups committed to the total abolition of the sex industry.