Helga Amesberger

Helga Amesberger is senior researcher at the Institute of Conflict Research in Vienna. Her main research topics are violence against women (current and historical), racism and prostitution policy and she has widely published on these subjects. Her book about sex work in Austria is regarded as standard reference. In 2012 she was awarded the Austrian Käthe Leichter Preis for her work on women’s studies and the promotion of equality for women.
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Designing prostitution policy

Intention and reality in regulating the sex trade

The book offers a detailed analysis of the design and implementation of prostitution policy at the local level.