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            Boyer, Debra. (2013) A Case for Exempting Minors from Prosecution for Prostitution in Washington State. NWLawyer, Washington State Bar Association, Vol. June: 22-25.

            Boyer, Debra. (2009) Stay Alive Tonight: Ethnographic Assessment of Homeless Women. United Way of King County, Seattle, Washington

            Boyer, Debra. (2008) Who Pays the Price:  Assessment of Youth Involvement in Prostitution.  City of Seattle, Department of Human Services, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention Division.  Available online:

            Boyer, Debra, (2007) Ethnographic Assessment of Homeless Street Populations.  United Way of King County, Seattle, Washington.  Available online:

            Boyer, Debra. (1999) Child Sexual Abuse: The Forgotten Issues in Adolescent Pregnancy and Welfare Reform. IN Battered Women, Children, and Welfare Reform: The Ties That Bind, Ruth Brandwein, ED. Thousand Oaks, Ca: Sage Publications.

            Kannenberg, K., and D. Boyer. (1997) Homeless Youth Employment Services and Occupational Therapy. Psychiatric Services, Vol. 48(5): 631-633.

            Stock, J., M. Bell, and D. Boyer. (1997) Adolescent Pregnancy and Sexual Risk Taking Among Sexually Abused Girls. Family Planning Perspectives, Vol. 29 (5).

            Boyer, Debra. (1993) Occupational Therapy: Meeting The Developmental Needs of Abused Adolescents. Adolescents, The Magazine, February.

            Boyer, Debra and D. Fine. (1992) Sexual Abuse as a Factor in Adolescent Pregnancy and Child Maltreatment. Family Planning Perspectives Vol. 24(1).

            Boyer, Debra. (1989) Male Prostitution and Homosexual Identity. IN Gay and Lesbian Youth, Gilbert Herdt, Ed. New York, NY: Harrington Park Press.

            Boyer, Debra, Editor. (1988) In and Out of Street Life: Readings on Interventions with Street Youth. Portland, Oregon: Tri-county Youth Consortium.

            Boyer, Debra and Jennifer James. (1983) Sex and Social Order: The Prostitute as Victim. IN Deviance and Victimology, D. MacNamara and A. Karmen, Eds. Sage Annual Review of Studies in Deviance Vol. 7. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications.

A Case for Exempting Minors from Prosecution for Prostitution in Washington State
by Debra Boyer PhD

Who Pays the Price? An Assessment of Youth Involvement in Prostitution in Seattle
by Debra Boyer PhD

Comparing Sex Buyers with Men Who Don’t Buy Sex
“You can have a good time with the servitude” vs. “You’re supporting a system of degradation.”

Co-authored by Peter Qualliotine