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The Cultural Politics of European Prostitution Reform

Governing Loose Women

Authors: Mattson, Greggor

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The Cultural Politics of European Prostitution Reform traces case studies of four European Union countries to reveal the way anxieties over globalization translates into policies to recognize sex workers in some countries, punish prostitutes' clients in others, and protect victims of human trafficking in them all.

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Greggor Mattson is Associate Professor of Sociology at Oberlin College, USA.

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“This work will likely be read by scholars interested in prostitution specifically and sexuality more broadly, where Mattson succeeds best is in taking a specific social problem and showing how it encapsulates cultural dynamics of an institutional nature. … Mattson’s use of key informant interviews provides a specific and substantial contribution to our understanding of how social problems are articulated ‘in the trenches’ by activists and bureaucrats.” (Bayliss J. Camp, American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 122 (4), January, 2017)


Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Cultural Politics of European Prostitution Reform
Book Subtitle
Governing Loose Women
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-51717-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137517173
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-51716-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 247
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