Chapter

Prostitution

Cécile Fabre

in Whose Body is it Anyway?

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780199289998
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603556 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199289999.003.0007
 Prostitution

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This chapter argues that individuals have the right to sell and buy sexual services. It reviews the commodification and gender inequality objections to prostitution, and outlines ways in which the practice can and should be regulated.

Keywords: autonomy; commodification; exploitation; feminism; gender inequality; personhood

Chapter.  17123 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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