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Policy Towards Sex Work In Nordic Model Countries: Assessment Of Effectiveness

Student: Elizaveta Ippolitova

Supervisor: Anna A. Dekalchuk

Faculty: Saint-Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Area Studies

Educational Programme: Political Science and World Politics (Bachelor)

Year of Graduation: 2021

The Nordic model policy towards sex work is prominence for its viability in terms of reducing the level of people included in sexual service market, which is known as neo-abolitionist policy. This research is aimed to identify the factors that play a key role in the introduction of a neo-abolitionist regime in relation to sex work in the countries. The study consists of conducting a comprehensive examination of cases of policies towards sex work in Nordic countries, its subsequent analysis and comparison, using Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA). Research hypotheses consider various factors as paramount for the implementation of neo-abolitionist policy approach towards sex work.

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