Against moral panic (for cultural politics)

Pundits, sociologists, and activists frequently use the term “moral panic” to describe what they perceive as a public overreaction to an issue (or non-issue). Examples include “Prostitution and Human Trafficking – The Anatomy of a Moral Panic,” “What’s Flakka and is it Real? A Guide to the New Moral Panic Drugs,” From Miasma to Ebola: … More Against moral panic (for cultural politics)

State of the Field: Sex Work / Trafficking

I was fortunate to be part of an amazing team to craft a position paper on prostitution, sex work, and human trafficking during the 2012 Sexualities Section of the American Sociological Association conference Crossing Boundaries, Workshopping Sexualities. So in keeping with Valentine’s Day: Brents et al 2012 State of the Field Working Paper Sex Work … More State of the Field: Sex Work / Trafficking