Jay Levy

Jay Levy completed his PhD at the Department of Geography, University of Cambridge. He works for an NGO in London and freelances as a consultant and researcher. His research interests include the outcomes of sex work and drug legislation and discourse; feminist, gender, and queer theory; harm reduction, HIV/AIDS, STI, and blood-borne infection policy and law.

Levy, J., 2014, Criminalising the Purchase of Sex: Lessons from Sweden ( London: Routledge)

Levy, J. and Jakobsson, P., 2014,  Sweden’s Abolitionist Discourse and Law: Effects on the Dynamics of Swedish Sex Work and on the Lives of Sweden’s Sex Workers. Criminology and Criminal Justice. DOI 10.1177/1748895814528926

Levy, J., 2013, Swedish Abolitionism as Violence Against Women, Presented at the Sex Worker Open University Sex Workers’ Rights Festival, Glasgow, 6 April

Levy, J. and Jakobsson, P., 2013, Abolitionist Feminism as Patriarchal Control - Swedish Understandings of Prostitution and Trafficking. Dialectical Anthropology 37, 2: 333-340

An interview discussing the Swedish model.

You can contact Jay at: j.levy.03(at)cantab.net

Telephone (UK): +44 (0)7990818720

Telephone (SW): +46 (0) 700318485

Since Jay Levy does not have a webpage of his own I have collected some of his work here. It is of great use to anyone who wishes to know more of the formulation and implementation of the Swedish Prostitution Policy.