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Från förövare till offer?: Prostitution som problem i SOU 1962:22 och SOU 1995:15
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of Cultural Sciences.
2016 (Swedish)Student paper other, 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
From the perpetrator to the victim? : Prostitution as problems in SOU 1962:22 and SOU 1995:15 (English)
Abstract [en]

January 1, 1999 Sweden was the first country in the world who instituted the law of sex purchase act. It means that now was the person who was buying sex to be criminalized. But in 2005 the law was substituted by a new punishment provision called purchase of sexual services.  But before the law sex purchase act was instituted, Sweden had different types of laws. One law was “lösdrivierilagen”. It means that the prostituted was accused crime. This law was abolished 1965. The purpose with this study is to view two Swedish state public investigations (SOU) that is focusing on prostitution. These two investigations published the years 1962:22 and 1995:15. The third investigations from 2010:49 will be used the consequences of the laws.

To do this study gender needs to analyze the investigations. The professor Caroll Lee Bacchi´s method What is the problem represented to be? will be used in this essay. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 66 p.
Keyword [en]
Sweden, sex purchase act, purchase of sexual services, criminalized, prostituted, problem, crime, abolished, investigations, analyze, essay.
Keyword [sv]
Sverige, sexköpslagen, kriminalisering, prostitution, problem, brot, avskaffades, utredningar, analys, studie.
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History and Archaeology
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-49901OAI: diva2:906257
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Teacher Education Programme for Upper Secondary School, 300/330 credits
Available from: 2016-03-11 Created: 2016-02-24 Last updated: 2016-03-11Bibliographically approved

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