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  • Quashing Demand Criminalizing Clients? Evidence from the UK June 25, 2019
    Della Giusta, Marina & Di Tommaso, Maria Laura & Jewell, Sarah & Bettio, Francesca, 2019. “Quashing Demand Criminalizing Clients? Evidence from the UK,” IZA Discussion Papers 12405, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA). . Abstract . We discuss changes in the demand for paid sex accompanying the criminalization of prostitution in the United Kingdom, which moved […]
  • No Effective Trafficking Definition Exists: Domestic Implementation of the Palermo Protocol May 25, 2019
    Jean Allain, “No Effective Trafficking Definition Exists: Domestic Implementation of the Palermo Protocol”. 7 Alb. Govt. L. Rev. 112 (2014), 111. This Article considers the overall regime established by the 2000 Palermo Protocol to demonstrate the manner in which the legal order of States. In so doing, and with special reference to the definition of […]
  • Pussy Patrols in Academia: Towards a Disobedient, Sex-Worker Inclusive Feminist Praxis May 21, 2019
    Heineman, Jenny. 2019. ‘Pussy Patrols in Academia: Towards a Disobedient, Sex-Worker Inclusive Feminist Praxis’. Feminist Formations 31 (1): 45–66. https://doi.org/10.1353/ff.2019.0008. . Abstract . The “pussy patrols” in academia are the economic, discursive, sexual, and epistemological forms of violence in academia that control, silence, and reroute all femmes—not just cis women—in higher education. Although feminists have […]
  • Anti-Trafficking Review 12/2019: Special Issue–Sex Work May 14, 2019
    Over the past two decades there has been a growing body of academic and community-based literature on sex workers’ lives and work. However, the discourses, laws, and policies that impact sex workers are continually changing, and critical perspectives are constantly needed. Therefore, this Special Issue of the Anti-Trafficking Review highlights some of the current achievements […]
  • Contested boundaries: The moralization and politicization of prostitution in German cities May 7, 2019
    Grohs, Stephan. 2019. ‘Contested Boundaries: The Moralization and Politicization of Prostitution in German Cities’. European Urban and Regional Studies. https://doi.org/10.1177/0969776418822083. . Abstract . The local regulation of prostitution in Germany is a contested area of urban politics. In this issue area, morality claims intersect with the material interests of home- and landowners and the security […]