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dc.contributor.authorValverde, Mariana
dc.date.accessioned2015-02-09T17:48:23Z
dc.date.available2015-02-09T17:48:23Z
dc.date.issued2014-10-23
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10294/5586
dc.description.abstractThe proposed new federal prostitution law has attracted a great deal of attention, but few Canadians know much about the alternatives: for example, few know that Australia and New Zealand, though they have very similar criminal codes, have almost completely decriminalized prostitution. Also, it is not widely known that some Canadian cities have long regulated (through licensing) some sex work, in the form of escort services. This talk reviews existing laws and policies, focusing mainly on the common-law jurisdictions of Australia and New Zealand, and also goes over existing Canadian municipal business licensing schemes. It will be shown that some regulatory schemes have proven to be as problematic, for the workers and for authorities, as criminalization. But Canada — and especially its provinces, territories, and municipalities — is in an excellent position to benefit from what has been learned from the over ten years of regulatory experiences in other countries.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherFaculty of Artsen_US
dc.titleBeyond the criminal law: what local and provincial authorities can do to regulate sexually-oriented businessen_US
dc.typePresentationen_US
dc.description.authorstatusOtheren_US
dc.description.peerreviewyesen_US


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