Prostitution As A Social Problem Essay by The Research Group

Prostitution As A Social Problem
Discusses criminal aspects, gender-related issues of power, sexual conditioning and socioeconomic issues.
# 17932 | 1,575 words | 5 sources | 1989 | US
Published on Mar 10, 2003 in Sociology (General) , Women Studies (General) , Criminology (General)

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"An analysis of prostitution in this society must consider three basic issues related to the high incidence of female prostitution: (1) definitions of crime and criminal; (2) the gender.related distribution of power; and (3) sex roles and gender conditioning in this society.
The purpose of this analysis is to present arguments that are related to the issues presented above. First, prostitution is generally defined as a criminal offense for females based on the political power wielded by males, who enact and enforce laws.
Second, the analysis will focus on the distribution of power in this society. This argument will build on the New York Penal Law on Prostitution from a historical reference and will point (...)"

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