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Richard Poulin, PhD Biography

Professor of Sociology at the University of Ottawa
Con to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"

“It’s not the law that puts women at risk, but the nature of prostitution itself. Prostitution is violence – it’s how the women are recruited and held in check.”

Edmonton Sun, June 19, 2005

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor of Sociology, University of Ottawa
  • Webmaster, Art Council, University of Ottawa
  • PhD, Université de Montréal, 1984
  • MA, Université du Québec à Montréal, 1978
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Does Legal Prostitution Lead to Human Trafficking and Slavery?