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What's anti-social about sex work? The changing representation of prostitution's incivility

Scoular, Jane and Pitcher, Jane and Campbell, Rosie and Hubbard, Phil and O'Neill, Maggie (2007) What's anti-social about sex work? The changing representation of prostitution's incivility. Community Safety Journal, 6 (1). pp. 11-17. ISSN 1477-5883

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Abstract

This article considers the deployment of anti-social behaviour orders (ASBOs) against female sex workers in light of the UK government's quest for the development of coherent legal and policy frameworks to tackle the problem of on-street sex work. It is concluded that ASBOs should not be issued against sex workers, particularly given their potential to impact negatively on social/welfare work.