Demanding Sex: Critical Reflections on the Regulation of by Marina Della Giusta, Vanessa E. Munro

By Marina Della Giusta, Vanessa E. Munro

Through interrogating supply/demand from an inter- and multi-disciplinary point of view, the chapters during this assortment objective to increase engagement past the regimen research of the locus of violence in prostitution and the validity of the prostitute's consent. a spotlight at the supply/demand dynamic brings into play various different societal, financial and mental elements, corresponding to the social building of sexuality, the viability of different offerings for prostitutes and consumers and the impression of regulatory regimes at the provision of sexual providers. the standards which underlie every one section of the supply/demand dyad also are studied and an exam is made from their dynamic interrelation. This assortment emphasises the significance of rendering coverage makers alert to the facts rising from empirical reviews carried out in numerous fields of enquiry, within the wish of relocating past polarity and politics on the neighborhood, nationwide and overseas level.This ebook may be of curiosity to scholars, researchers and coverage builders within the fields of legislations and society, gender and sexuality reports, criminology and company, gender and culture.Vanessa Munro is Professor of Socio-Legal reports on the tuition of legislations, collage of Nottingham. Her learn is framed by way of a feminist theoretical research, and is principally interested by the law's engagement with the parameters of women's consent. She has released widely on elements of feminist felony and political theory.Dr Marina Della Giusta is Senior Lecturer in Economics on the college of analyzing. Her learn pursuits are in improvement economics, specifically economics of belief and social capital, roles of associations and social mechanisms in marketplace entry, prostitution, and gender. She has released largely in those and similar components.

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In considering the contradictions and discrepancies in the history of modern prostitution, Donna Guy notes that these tensions, rather than needing to be resolved around a single axis, offer instead: … a dynamic perspective on the private lives of women as well as the public functioning of medicine, patriarchy and the nation state and emphasises the need to understand how gender and sexuality are interrelated inextricably to race, cultural diversity and economic circumstances (Guy 1995, 182). Thus, we argue that it is vital to comprehend the dense network of structures and processes that combine to understand ‘prostitution’ better with a view to developing policy and practice that is based on social justice and inclusion.

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