Working Girls: Prostitutes, Their Life and Social Control

Perkins, Roberta
Publisher:  Australian Institute of Criminology
Year Published:  1991
ISBN:  0-642-15877-0
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX6995

An analysis of prostitution laws in Austrailia and a discussion of the need for decriminalisation.

An analysis of prostitution laws throughout Australia are presented in this book as Roberts discusses the need for the decriminalisation of prostitution. Detailed findings from a survey of Sydney prostitutes and excerpts from in-depth interviews are included. Perkins also reviews a vast literature on the subject of prostitution.

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