Unformatted text preview: The Budapest view on things was that immorality as a natural consequence of the living conditions should not be a reason for police intervention. Still, beggars, both male and female were banned from society while prostitutes were handled with tolerance and regulation, but could quickly be prosecuted if things were not done correctly. It was as if they saw selling your body as a reputable form of self-support when compared to simply being a beggar. This seems odd to me now, but several hundred years ago I am sure it was not as taboo....
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- Fall '07