By Roger Matthews
Governments in numerous elements of the realm were suffering to boost positive rules to accommodate prostitution – as, for instance, the British domestic workplace lately instigated a £1.5 million programme to aid deal with the perceived difficulties of prostitution. within the context of this fight, and amidst the ebook of varied coverage records, Prostitution, Politics & Policy develops a clean method of figuring out this factor, whereas providing a variety of what are obvious as revolutionary and radical coverage proposals. a lot of the controversy round prostitution has been polarized among liberals – who wish prostitution decriminalized, normalized and humanized – and conservatives – who've argued that prostitution may be abolished. yet, drawing on a variety of foreign literature, and delivering an outline that is either available to scholars and suitable to coverage makers and practitioners, Roger Matthews proposes a sort of radical realism that's irreducible to both of those positions.