Getting Screwed

Alison Bass talked about her book Getting Screwed: Sex Workers and the Law, in which she looks at sex workers and their interactions with… read more

Getting Screwed Alison Bass talked about her book Getting Screwed: Sex Workers and the Law, in which she looks at sex workers and their interactions with the law. Professor Bass argued that current laws hurt sex workers, clients, and society at large and said that it was time for prostitution to be decriminalized. She also talked about the history of sex workers in the U.S., the rise in the number of middle-class white women becoming sex workers, and the health of the industry worldwide. close

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  • Alison Bass Assistant Professor West Virginia University->Reed College of Media
  • C. B. Daring Worker-Owner Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse

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Getting Screwed

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Program ID:
400196-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Dec 19, 2015 | 11:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Feb 28, 2016 | 3:29am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Dec 19, 2015 | 11:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 11, 2016 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 28, 2016 | 3:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
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