The “Risk Environment” for Commercial Sex Work in China: Considering the Role of Law and Law Enforcement Practices

  • Scott Burris
  • Guomei Xia
Part of the The Springer Series on Demographic Methods and Population Analysis book series (PSDE, volume 22)

In this chapter we describe a framework developed for considering how law influences the health risk environment for Injection Drug Users (IDUs) (Burris et al., 2004), and then apply it to the regulation of commercial sex work in~China.


Injection Drug User National People Health Risk Environment Entertainment Venue Individual Risk Behavior 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.James E. Beasley School of Law at Temple UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Shanghai Academy of Social SciencesChina

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