Intimate Relations and Sexuality

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Essay #: 062538
Total text length is 11,825 characters (approximately 8.2 pages).

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Intimate Relations and Sexuality: Should We Create a World Where Prostitution No Longer Exists – Or Should We Accept It and Regulate It?
The issue of prostitution is a very significant one for many people because prostitution is a matter that involves a number of things: the perceived exploitation of other human beings; unbalanced gender relations that appear to involve one party dominating another party; and the whole issue of how men and women should interact with one another. Lois Harder, Lee 
Lakeman
, and Emily Van 
Der
 
Meulen
 all offer their own perspectives vis-à-vis how prostitution can be stamped out in Canadian society. In the case of Harder, we have a situation in which she argues for the state to redefine personal...
The end:
.....is. “Intimate Relationships and the Canadian State.” Women and Public Policy in Canada. Ed. Alexandra 
Dobrowolsky
. Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press. 187-204. 
Lakeman
, Lee. “Abolishing Prostitution through Economic, Physical and Political Security for Women.” Public Policy for Women: The State, Income Security, and Labour Market Issues. Eds. M.J. Cohen and Jane 
Pulkingham
. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009. 139-161. 
Van 
Der
 
Meulen
, Emily. “Canadian and International Policies on Prostitution: Labour Legitimacy, Social Change, and Decriminalization.” Public Policy for Women: The State, Income Security, and Labour Market Issues. Eds. M.J. Cohen and Jane 
Pulkingham
. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009. 332-352.