Regulating Sex / Work: From Crime Control to Neo-liberalism?
March 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
- Examines different forms of sex regulation by utilizing examples from a range of sex markets in the UK, France, USA, Australia, and India
- Theorizes the apparent paradox that the increase in punitive approaches to regulating the sex industry is fueling a rise in supply, demand, and diversification of the sex industry
2. What's Law Got To Do With It? How and Why Law Matters in the Regulation of Sex Work (Jane Scoular).
3. Mainstreaming the Sex Industry: Economic Inclusion and Social Ambivalence (Barbara G. Brents and Teela Sanders).
4. The Movement to Criminalise Sex Work in the United States (Ronald Weitzer).
5. When (Some) Prostitution is Legal: The Impact of Law Reform on Sex Work in Australia (Barbara Sullivan).
6. Labours in Vice or Virtue? Neo-Liberalism, Sexual Commerce, and the Case of Indian Bar Dancing (Prabha Kotiswaran).
7. Male Sex Work: Exploring Regulation in England and Wales (Mary Whowell).
8. Bellwether Citizens: The Regulation of Male Clients of Sex Workers (Belinda Brooks-Gordon).
9. Extreme Concern: Regulating `Dangerous Pictures' in the United Kingdom (Feona Attwood and Clarissa Smith).
10. Consuming Sex: Socio-legal Shifts in the Space and Place of Sex Shops (Baptiste Coulmont and Phil Hubbard).
11. Cultural Criminology and Sex Work: Resisting Regulation through Radical Democracy and Participatory Action Research (PAR) (Maggie O'Neill).