Time to legalize prostitution?

Earlier this week, Salon spoke with Ron Weitzer, author of Legalizing Prostitution, about the harm done by criminalization of the trade, the benefits of indoor sex work vs. street prostitution, and how trafficking is eclipsing debate over consensual adult prostitution. The  interview offers a sneak peek into Weitzer’s fresh approach to the debate, including his proposal of alternatives to criminalization. Check out the full interview here.

And for a limited time, we’re offering a free sample chapter from the book! Click on the link below to read.

Chapter 2. ‘Indoor Sex Work: What Makes It Special?’ 

“A trustworthy guide to recent research on the global sex trade.”—Salon.com
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