Presentation Type

Oral Presentation

Keywords

Political science, prostitution, political context, interdisciplinary, femisim, feminist theories

Department

Political Science

Major

Political Science

Abstract

This presentation is based on a book project providing an interdisciplinary introduction to the topic of prostitution. Allora Dubay will present on the political context in which prostitution takes place. She will discuss prominent feminist theories regarding prostitution and how those theories influence public policy in the United States and Europe. In doing so, she will explain how policies vary between national governments and among subnational governments.

Faculty Mentor

Candice Ortbals

Funding Source or Research Program

Cross Disciplinary-Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research

Presentation Session

Session A

Location

Plaza Classroom 190

Start Date

21-3-2014 5:45 PM

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Mar 21st, 5:45 PM

The Multi-Layered Political Context of Prostitution

Plaza Classroom 190

This presentation is based on a book project providing an interdisciplinary introduction to the topic of prostitution. Allora Dubay will present on the political context in which prostitution takes place. She will discuss prominent feminist theories regarding prostitution and how those theories influence public policy in the United States and Europe. In doing so, she will explain how policies vary between national governments and among subnational governments.