Suggested reading on the regulation of sexual entertainment and sex establishments in the UK and beyond:
Bindel, J. (2004) Profitable Exploits: Lap-Dancing in the UK, Glasgow: Glasgow City Council.
Colosi, R. (2010) Dirty dancing? An ethnography of lap-dancing. Cullompton: Willan.
Cramer, B. (2014). Zoning adult businesses: Evaluating the secondary effects doctrine. Temp. L. Rev., 86, 577-691.
Cruz, K. (2013). Unmanageable work,(un) liveable lives: the UK sex industry, labour rights and the welfare state. Social & Legal Studies, 0964663913484639.
Eden, I. (2007) Inappropriate Behaviour: Adult venues and licensing in London. London: The Lilith Project, Eaves Housing for Women.
Egan, D. and Frank, K. (2005) Attempts at a feminist and interdisciplinary conversation about strip clubs, Deviant Behavior, 26, pp. 297–320.
Frank, K. (2007). Thinking critically about strip club research. Sexualities, 10(4), 501-517.
Hanna, J. L. (2003). Exotic dance adult entertainment: Ethnography challenges false mythology. City & Society, 15(2), 165-193.
Hanna, J. L. (2005). Exotic dance adult entertainment: A guide for planners and policy makers. Journal of Planning Literature, 20(2), 116-134.
Hanna, J. L. (2010). “Toxic Strip Clubs”: The Intersection of Religion, Law and Fantasy. Theology and Sexuality, 16(1), 19-58.
Hanna, J. L. (2012). Naked Truth: Strip Clubs, Democracy, and a Christian Right. U of Texas Press.
Hanna, J. L. (2013). Striptease Spectators: Live and Imaginary. Sexuality & Culture, 17(1), 67-82.
Hardy, K., & Sanders, T. (2014). The political economy of ‘lap dancing’: contested careers and women’s work in the stripping industry. Work, Employment & Society, 0950017014554969.
Hubbard, P. (2009) Opposing striptopia: The embattled spaces of adult entertainment, Sexualities, 12, pp. 721-735.
Hubbard, P. (2011) Cities and Sexualities. London: Routledge.
Hubbard, P. (2015). Law, sex and the city: regulating sexual entertainment venues in England and Wales. International Journal of Law in the Built Environment, 7(1), 5-20.IJLBE-01-2014-0001
Hubbard, P., & Lister, B. (2014). ‘Sexual entertainment, dread risks and the heterosexualization of community space’. In Maginn, P. and Stienmitz, C. (eds) (Sub)Urban Sexscapes: Geographies and Regulation of the Sex Industry (London, Routledge).
Hubbard, P., Matthews, R., Scoular, J., & Agustín, L. (2008). Away from prying eyes? The urban geographies of adult entertainment’. Progress in Human Geography, 32(3), 363-381.
Jackson, C. A. (2011). Revealing contemporary constructions of femininity: Expression and sexuality in strip club legislation. Sexualities, 14(3), 354-369.
Jarrett, J., Kellison, B., Busch-Armendariz, N., & Kim, Y. (2013). A comparative analysis of infractions in Texas alcohol establishments and adult entertainment clubs. Criminal Justice Studies, 26(1), 30-42.
Jeffreys, S. (2008) Keeping Women Down and Out: The Strip Club Boomand the Reinforcement of Male Dominance, Signs, 34, pp. 151-173.
Kolvin, P. (2010) Sex licensing. London: Institute of Licensing.
Law, T. (2015). Licensed or Licentious? Examining Regulatory Discussions of Stripping in Ontario. Canadian Journal of Law and Society / Revue Canadienne Droit et Société, 30, pp 31-50. doi:10.1017/cls.2014.25.
Liepe-Levinson, K. (2002) Strip show: performances of gender and desire. London: Routledge.
McCleary, R., and Weinstein, A. C. (2009). Do “Off‐Site” Adult Businesses Have Secondary Effects? Legal Doctrine, Social Theory, and Empirical Evidence. Law and Policy, 31(2), 217-235.
McCord, E. S., and Tewksbury, R. (2012). Does the Presence of Sexually Oriented Businesses Relate to Increased Levels of Crime? An Examination Using Spatial Analyses. Crime and Delinquency. 59 (7) 1108-1117.
Mavin, S. and Grandy, S. (2011) Doing gender well and differently in dirty work: the case of exotic dancing, Gender, Work & Organisation DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0432.2011.00567.x
Patiniotis, J. and Standing, K. (2012): License to cause harm? Sex entertainment venues and women’s sense of safety in inner city centres, Criminal Justice Matters, 88:1, 10-12.
Paul, B., Shafer, B. J., & Linz, D. (2001). Government Regulation of” Adult” Businesses Through Zoning and Anti-Nudity Ordinances: Debunking the Legal Myth of Negative Secondary Effects. Communication Law & Policy, 6(2), 355-391.
Pilcher, K. (2011) A sexy space for women? Heterosexual women’s experience of a male strip show venue, Leisure Studies, 30, pp. 217-235.
Prior, J. (2008). Planning for sex in the city: urban governance, planning and the placement of sex industry premises in inner Sydney. Australian Geographer 39(3) 339-352.
Sanders, T., and Hardy, K. (2012). Devalued, deskilled and diversified: explaining the proliferation of the strip industry in the UK. The British Journal of Sociology, 63(3), 513-532.
Sanders, T., and Hardy, K. (2013) Sex work: the ultimate precarious labour?, Criminal Justice Matters, 93:1, 16-17, DOI: 10.1080/09627251.2013.833760
Sanders, T., Hardy, K., and Campbell, R. (2014). Regulating Strip-Based Entertainment: Sexual Entertainment Venue Policy and the Ex/Inclusion of Dancers’ Perspectives and Needs. Social Policy and Society, 1-10.
Scoular, J., Hubbard, P., and Matthews, R. (2009). Legal Geographies-Controlling Sexually Oriented Businesses: Law, Licensing, and the Geographies of a controversial land use. Urban Geography, 30(2), 185-205.
Seaman, C., and Linz, D. (2014), “Are Adult Businesses Crime Hotspots? Comparing Adult Businesses to Other Locations in Three Cities”, Journal of Criminology online early: 783461
van Der Muelen, E. and Valverde, M. (2013) Beyond the Criminal Code: Municipal Licensing and Zoning Bylaws. Selling Sex: Experience, Advocacy, and Research on Sex Work in Canada.
Weinstein, A.C. and McCleary, R. (2011) The association of adult businesses with secondary effects: Legal doctrine, social theory, and empirical evidence, Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal, 11, pp. 565-596