Ronald Weitzer

George Washington University - Department of Sociology

United States

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Sociology of Sex Work

Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 35, pp. 213-234, 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2013
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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Legalizing Recreational Marijuana: Comparing Ballot Outcomes in Four States

Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice and Criminology, Vol. 2, No. 2, October 2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Oct 2014
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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cannabis, medical marijuana, ballot measure, vice, victimless crime

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The Mythology of Prostitution: Advocacy Research and Public Policy

Ronald Weitzer, “The Mythology of Prostitution: Advocacy Research and Public Policy,” Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 7, 1 (March 2010): 15-29
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 May 2012
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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sex work, prostitution, legalization, sexuality policy

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Incidents of Police Misconduct and Public Opinion

Journal of Criminal Justice, 30, 5 (2002): 397-408
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 May 2012
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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police corruption, excessive force, public attitudes

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Prostitution: Facts and Fictions

Ronald Weitzer, 'Prostitution: Facts and Fictions,' Contexts, 6, 4 (Fall 2007): 28-33, DOI: 10.1525/ctx.2007.6.4.32
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 May 2012
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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prostitution, sex industry

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Misogyny in Rap Music: A Content Analysis of Prevalence and Meanings

Men and Masculinities, Vol. 12, pp. 3-29, 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Ronald Weitzer and Charis E. Kubrin
George Washington University - Department of Sociology and University of California, Irvine
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rap music, sexuality, gender, mass media, hegemonic masculinity

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The Social Construction of Sex Trafficking: Ideology and Institutionalization of a Moral Crusade

Politics & Society, Vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 447-475, September 2007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jul 2011
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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Flawed Theory and Method in Studies of Prostitution

'Flawed Theory and Method in Studies of Prostitution,' Violence Against Women, 11, 7 (July 2005): 934-949, DOI: 10.1177/1077801205276986
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 May 2012
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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Sex Trafficking and the Sex Industry: The Need for Evidence-Based Theory and Legislation

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 101, No. 4, 2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 May 2012
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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sex trafficking, evidence-based policy

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Prostitution Control in America: Rethinking Public Policy

Crime, Law and Social Change, Vol. 32, No. 1, p. 83, 1999
Posted: 09 Jun 2012
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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decriminalization, law enforcement, two-track model, harm-reduction

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Breaking News: How Local TV News and Real-World Conditions Affect Fear of Crime

Justice Quarterly. Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 497-520, 2004
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Jan 2020
Ronald Weitzer and Charis E. Kubrin
George Washington University - Department of Sociology and University of California, Irvine
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crime, fear of crime, media, news

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New Directions in Social Disorganization Theory

Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Vol. 40, pp. 374-402, 2003
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Charis E. Kubrin and Ronald Weitzer
University of California, Irvine and George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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social disorganization, social control, neighborhood crime

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Resistance to Sex Work Stigma

Ronald Weitzer, "Resistance to Sex Work Stigma," SEXUALITIES (January 2017), DOI: 10.1177/1363460716684509
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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Commercial stripping, pornography, prostitution, labeling theory, stigma

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American Policing Under Fire: Conflict & Reform

Society, Vol. 52 (2015): 475-480
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 10 Jan 2016
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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Law enforcement, Race, Mass media, Police reform

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Pornography’s Effects: The Need for Solid Evidence

Violence Against Women, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 666-675, May 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 Jul 2011
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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Citizens’ Perceptions of Police Misconduct: Race and Neighborhood Context

Justice Quarterly, 16, 4 (December 1999): 1101-1128
Posted: 06 May 2012
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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neighborhood policing, police misconduct, African Americans

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Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

"Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking," Great Decisions, 2020, pages 41-52
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Nov 2020
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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modern slavery, labor trafficking, sex trafficking, law enforcement, foreign policy

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Can the Police Be Reformed?

'Can the Police be Reformed?' Contexts, 4, 3 (Summer 2005): 21-26
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 May 2012
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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New Directions in Research on Human Trafficking

The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, v. 653 (May 2014), pages 6-24
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Sep 2014
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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sex trafficking, labor trafficking, microlevel research, evidence-based policy

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Researching Prostitution and Sex Trafficking Comparatively

Researching Prostitution and Sex Trafficking Comparatively, SEXUALITY RESEARCH & SOCIAL POLICY, v. 12 (2015)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 May 2015
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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Sex work, Research methods, Sex trafficking, Public policy

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Young Men Doing Business: Male Bar Prostitution in Berlin and Prague

Sexualities, 2017, DOI: org/10.1177/1363460717708139
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2018
Graham Ellison and Ronald Weitzer
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law and George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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Male Sex Work, Berlin, Prague, Male Prostitution, Sex Tourism, Migration

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Researching 'Sex Work in the Twenty-First Century'

CONTEMPORARY SOCIOLOGY, v.45, no.5 (Sept. 2013), 713-722
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Sep 2013
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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Negotiating Unwelcome Police Encounters: The Intergenerational Transmission of Conduct Norms

“Negotiating Unwelcome Police Encounters: The Intergenerational Transmission of Conduct Norms,” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 40, 4 (August 2011): 425-456, DOI: 10.1177/0891241611409038
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 May 2012
Ronald Weitzer and Rod K. Brunson
George Washington University - Department of Sociology and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Dynamics of Male and Female Street Prostitution in Manchester, England

Men and Masculinities, Forthcoming , Queen's University Belfast Law Research Paper No. 07
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2018
Graham Ellison and Ronald Weitzer
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law and George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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sex work, prostitution, sexuality, social ecology, urban economy

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Ghent's Red-Light District in Comparative Perspective

Sex Res Soc Policy (2015) 12:248-260
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Aug 2015
Ronald Weitzer and Dominique Boels
George Washington University - Department of Sociology and Ghent University
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Prostitution, Legalization, Vice, Regulation, Public policy

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Police Relations with Black and White Youths in Different Urban Neighborhoods

'Police Relations with Black and White Youths in Different Urban Neighborhoods,' Urban Affairs Review, 44, 6 (July 2009): 858-885, DOI: 10.1177/1078087408326973
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 May 2012
Rod K. Brunson and Ronald Weitzer
affiliation not provided to SSRN and George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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police-community relations, police misconduct, disadvantaged neighborhoods

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The Social Ecology of Red-Light Districts: A Comparison of Antwerp and Brussels

URBAN AFFAIRS REVIEW, v.50, no. 5 (2014): 702-730
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2014
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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geography of vice, public disorder, regulation of prostitution, red-light district

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Strategic Responses to the Police Among Inner-City Youth

'Strategic Responses to the Police Among Inner-City Youth,' Sociological Quarterly, 50, 2 (Spring 2009): 235-256
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 May 2012
Ronald Weitzer and Rod K. Brunson
George Washington University - Department of Sociology and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Retaliatory Homicide: Concentrated Disadvantage and Neighborhood Culture

Retaliatory Homicide: Concentrated Disadvantage and Neighborhood Culture, Social Problems 50, 2 (May 2003): 157-180
Posted: 02 May 2012
Charis E. Kubrin and Ronald Weitzer
University of California, Irvine and George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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La Fabrication Sociale De La Traite Sexuelle: Idéologie Et Institutionnalisation D’Une Croisade Morale (The Social Construction of Sex Trafficking: Ideology and Institutionalization of a Moral Crusade)

POLITICS & SOCIETY, vol. 35, number 3 (September 2007), pages 447-475
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 11 May 2015
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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prostitution, trafic sexuel, panique morale, criminalisation

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The Movement to Criminalize Sex Work in the United States

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 37, Issue 1, pp. 61-84, March 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Mar 2010
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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Becoming a Client: The Socialization of Novice Buyers of Sexual Services

Abbe Horswill and Ronald Weitzer, "Becoming a Client: The Socialization of Novice Buyers of Sexual Services," Deviant Behavior (2018), 39, 2
Posted: 21 Dec 2020
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology

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sex work, prostitution, clients, discussion board, socialization, deviance

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Recent Police Killings in the United States: A Three-City Comparison

Police Quarterly, 2018
Posted: 28 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2018
Angela Lee, Ronald Weitzer and Daniel Martinez
Independent, George Washington University - Department of Sociology and University of Arizona

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Framing Human Trafficking: A Content Analysis of Recent U.S. Newspaper Articles

Journal of Human Trafficking, 2016, Vol. 2, No. 2, 139-155
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 21 May 2018
Rachealle Sanford, Daniel Martinez and Ronald Weitzer
Independent, University of Arizona and George Washington University - Department of Sociology

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human trafficking, media, newspaper, victims

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Human Trafficking and Contemporary Slavery

Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 41, pp. 223-242, 2015
Posted: 21 Aug 2015
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology

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The Puzzling Neglect of Hispanic Americans in Research on Police-Citizen Relations

Ethnic and Racial Studies, v.37, no.11 (September 2014), pages 1995-2013
Posted: 16 Sep 2014
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology

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police-minority relations, police misconduct, racial hierarchy, Latino immigrants

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The Intimacy Prism: Emotion Management Among the Clients of Escorts

Men and Masculinities, Vol. 15, 2012
Posted: 11 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2013
Christine Milrod and Ronald Weitzer
Independent and George Washington University - Department of Sociology

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sex work, sex industry, upscale prostitution, emotional labor, sexuality

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Racialized Policing: A Study of Three Neighborhoods

Law & Society Review, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 129-155, 2000
Posted: 09 May 2012 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2013
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology

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police-community relations, racial discrimination, public attitudes

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Legalizing Prostitution: Morality Politics in Western Australia

The British Journal of Criminology, Vol. 49, Issue 1, pp. 88-105, 2009
Posted: 15 Dec 2008
Ronald Weitzer
George Washington University - Department of Sociology

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Police Relations with Arabs and Jews in Israel

The British Journal of Criminology, Vol. 47, Issue 5, pp. 728-745, 2007
Posted: 19 Jun 2008
Badi Hasisi and Ronald Weitzer
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law and George Washington University - Department of Sociology

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