Liberalism and Prostitution


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Civil libertarians characterize prostitution as a "victimless crime," and argue that it ought to be legalized. Feminist critics counter that prostitution is not victimless, since it harms the people who do it. Civil libertarians respond that most women freely choose to do this work, and that it is paternalistic for the government to limit a person's liberty for her own good. In this book Peter de Marneffe argues that although most prostitution is voluntary, paternalistic prostitution laws in some form are nonetheless ...

Liberalism and Prostitution 2012, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199925940

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Liberalism and Prostitution 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195383249