Margaret Baldwin

Split at the Root: Prostitution and Feminist Discourses of Law Reform

What are the effects of creating a separation between ‘prostitutes’ and all ‘other women’? What happens when women involved in prostitution are examined by different standards? Baldwin examines the ways in which the prostitute/’other woman’ dichotomy gives meaning to sexual abuse of women and girls, how it affects the legal responses to abuse, and its […]

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