Scoular, Jane

University of Strathclyde

United Kingdom

Jane Scoular is a Professor in Law at the University of Strathclyde. Her work is in the field of the legal regulation of commercial sex. She has carried out empirical work on street sex work, a comparative project on European prostitution regimes and was part of Beyond the Gaze team looking at internet sex work. Her scholarship includes books (The Subject of Prostitution: Sex/work, Law and Social Theory, Internet Sex work) and internationally peer-refereed journals (What’s law got to do with it? How and why law matters in the regulation of sex work’ Journal of Law and Society). She is currently leading a comparative international project funded by the ESRC on 'Understanding Sexual Violence in Sex Working Populations'.