The Cultural Politics of European Prostitution Reform

Governing Loose Women

  • Authors
  • Greggor Mattson

About this book


The Cultural Politics of European Prostitution Reform traces case studies of four European Union countries to reveal the way anxieties over globalization translates into policies to recognize sex workers in some countries, punish prostitutes' clients in others, and protect victims of human trafficking in them all.


prostitution human trafficking sex work citizenship sexuality welfare state sociology feminist politics gender politics Sweden Finland Germany the Netherlands Holland European Union EU European integration European Union (EU) feminism gender globalization identity Integration Nation politics Sex Transnational women

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-57477-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-51717-3
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