Decriminalizing Indoor Prostitution: Implications for Sexual Violence and Public Health

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Scott Cunningham; Manisha Shah;
(2014)
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Most governments in the world including the United States prohibit prostitution. Given these types of laws rarely change and are fairly uniform across regions, our knowledge about the impact of decriminalizing sex work is largely conjectural. We exploit the fact that a ... View more
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