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Sex Trade Academics

  • Julie Bindel
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Abstract

Why is there a distinct lack of debate around prostitution and the sex trade in the academy? What motivates these academics to follow a particular line? To understand that, you have to look at how class analysis, largely prevalent within sociology and anthropology as a way of understanding institutionalised power relations, has been usurped by essentialist identity politics, the rise of market doctrine within universities, and how these have joined forces with old-fashioned sexism and male libertarianism.

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  • Julie Bindel
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  1. 1.LondonUK

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