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Getting Screwed
Sex Workers and the Law
Alison Bass

University Press of New England



Contents

• Preface
• Acknowledgments
• Prologue: “The Friendliest” Brothel in Manhattan
• The Madonna-Whore Divide
• The Modern Sex Workers’ Rights Movement
• Sex Work Goes Online and Indoors
• Why Women and Men Do Sex Work: Variations on a Theme
• The Truth about Sex Trafficking
• From Bad Laws to Bad Cops and Violence against Women
• Busted in Sin City: Nevada’s Two-Faced Approach to Sex Work
• Misguided Laws and Misuse of Resources
• The Rhode Island Story
• Sex Work Overseas: Prohibition in Sweden versus Legalization in New Zealand and the Netherlands
• Canada’s Public Health Experiment
• California: Epicenter of the Sex Workers’ Rights Movement
• A Saner Approach to Prostitution
• Epilogue: Silent No More
• Notes
• Selected Bibliography
• Index

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