The historical geography of prostitution in Perth, Western Australia

  title={The historical geography of prostitution in Perth, Western Australia},
  author={Elaine McKewon},
  journal={Australian Geographer},
  pages={297 - 310}
This paper charts major changes in the locational distribution of female prostitution in the Perth metropolitan area during the twentieth century, and aims to explain why these changes took place. The study confirmed that there is a positive relationship between changes to law enforcement policy and changes to the spatial distribution of the sex industry. Factors that affect law enforcement policy (and thus the location of prostitution) include the social stigma associated with prostitution… Expand
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