Sex Trafficking and Criminalization: In Defense of Feminist Abolitionism

51 Pages Posted: 17 Nov 2010  

Michelle Madden Dempsey

Villanova University School of Law

Date Written: November 16, 2010

Abstract

This article provides an overview of the feminist abolitionist response to sex trafficking and defends criminalizing the purchase of sex on grounds of complicity and endangerment.

Keywords: Prostitution, trafficking, sexual offenses, feminism, abolitionism, criminal law, criminal theory, endangerment, complicity

Suggested Citation

Dempsey, Michelle Madden, Sex Trafficking and Criminalization: In Defense of Feminist Abolitionism (November 16, 2010). University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 158, No. 6, 2010; Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2010-20. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1710264

Michelle Madden Dempsey (Contact Author)

Villanova University School of Law ( email )

299 N. Spring Mill Road
Villanova, PA 19085
United States

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