Regulating the Demand for Commercialized Sexual Services

Matthews, Roger A. (2018) Regulating the Demand for Commercialized Sexual Services. Women's Studies International Forum, 69 (7-8). pp. 1-8. ISSN 0277-5395. (doi:10.1016/j.wsif.2018.03.007) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

In recent years, attention has increasingly shifted towards the buyers rather than those who provide sexual services. At the same time women involved in prostitution are increasingly coming to be seen as victims in need of support rather than offenders deserving punishment. This article aims to deconstruct the notion of male ‘demand’ for commercialized female sexual services and examines some of the measures that have been adopted in different countries to address and reduce this form of demand.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.wsif.2018.03.007
Uncontrolled keywords: Prostitution, Sex work, Demand, Kerb-crawlers, Legalization
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Roger Matthews
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2018 15:16 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 20:25 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/66610 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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