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.

Abstract:  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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