Attitudes and perceptions about legislation prohibiting the purchase of sexual services in Sweden

  title={Attitudes and perceptions about legislation prohibiting the purchase of sexual services in Sweden},
  author={Jari Kuosmanen},
  journal={European Journal of Social Work},
  pages={247 - 263}
  • J. Kuosmanen
  • Published 1 June 2011
  • Political Science
  • European Journal of Social Work
Swedish legislation prohibiting the purchase of sex has, for a long time, been the only one of its kind in the world, in that it only targets the purchase and not the sale of sex. There is great interest in Sweden and other European countries in how this law has been understood and accepted by the Swedes. The purpose of this article is to present and discuss the attitudes of the Swedish people to this law. A survey was carried out during the spring of 2008 with a sample of 2500 individuals aged… 
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