The Current Landscape of Prostitution and Sex Work in England and Wales

@article{Matolcsi2020TheCL,
  title={The Current Landscape of Prostitution and Sex Work in England and Wales},
  author={Andrea Matolcsi and Natasha Mulvihill and Sarah-Jane Lilley-Walker and Alba Lanau and Marianne Hester},
  journal={Sexuality \& Culture},
  year={2020},
  volume={25},
  pages={39-57}
}
This paper presents a comprehensive typology of the sex industry based on primary data collected between 2018 and 2019 for a UK Home Office-funded study. Typologies of the contemporary sex industry in England and Wales have tended to be limited to particular sectors or have been developed from a specific disciplinary perspective or theme (e.g. sexual health programming, income). Situated in the context of international sex industry typologies, this paper seeks to address this gap. Data was… 
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