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Frameworks of understanding

Jo Phoenix

in Regulating sex for sale

Published by Policy Press

Published in print September 2009 | ISBN: 9781847421067
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303169 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847421067.003.0001
Frameworks of understanding

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This chapter opens with a description of the empirical realities that shape and have shaped many women's choice to sell sex – realities which have remained constant for some time now. It provides two frameworks for understanding, first, the shifting discourses that currently constitute prostitution, and second, prostitution policies. The chapter also provides a narrative framework in which recent policy changes can be placed.

Keywords: empirical realities; selling sex; frameworks for understanding; prostitution; prostitution policies

Chapter.  11808 words. 

Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work

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