The Criminalisation of Buying Sex: the Politics of Prostitution in Sweden

@article{Gould2001TheCO,
  title={The Criminalisation of Buying Sex: the Politics of Prostitution in Sweden},
  author={Arthur L. Gould},
  journal={Journal of Social Policy},
  year={2001},
  volume={30},
  pages={437 - 456}
}
  • A. Gould
  • Published 1 July 2001
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Social Policy
While there are feminists in other countries who would like to see the buying of sex made illegal, Sweden is indeed unique for having done so. Sweden's popular form of radical feminism has shown itself to be highly effective in mobilising support and creating a broad consensus on an issue which can be very divisive. This article outlines the Swedish debate about prostitution, to find out why legislation was passed which is barely on the agenda in other countries. While the strength and purpose… 
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