Prostitution and Victorian Society

A study of alliances between prostitutes and femminists and their clashes with medical authorities and police.

Prostitution and Victorian Society

A study of alliances between prostitutes and femminists and their clashes with medical authorities and police.

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Prostitution and Victorian Society
Language: en
Pages: 347
Authors: Judith R. Walkowitz
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982-10-29 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A study of alliances between prostitutes and femminists and their clashes with medical authorities and police.
Prostitution and Victorian Society
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Judith R. Walkowitz
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982-10-29 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The state regulation of prostitution, as established under the Contagious Diseases Acts of 1864, 1866 and 1869, and the successful campaign for the repeal of the Acts, provide the framework for this study of alliances between prostitutes and feminists and their clashes with medical authorities and police. Prostitution and Victorian
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Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Christine Bolt
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-25 - Publisher: Routledge

This book presents a study of the development of the feminist movement in Britain and America during the 19th century. Acknowledging the similar social conditions in both countries during that period, the author suggests that a real sense of distinctiveness did exist between British and American feminists. American feminists were
The Gender/sexuality Reader
Language: en
Pages: 574
Authors: Roger N. Lancaster, Micaela Di Leonardo
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Psychology Press

An anthology of 37 recent essays exploring gender, sexuality, body politics, and race, highlighting feminist and lesbian/gay perspectives. They are arranged in sections titled Embodiments of History: Local Meanings, Global Economies; Making Marks and Drawing Boundaries: Corporate Practices; and Appropriations, Contestations, and Adaptations: Toward a History of the Present. No
The State of Sex
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Barbara G. Brents, Crystal A. Jackson, Kathryn Hausbeck
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-01 - Publisher: Routledge

This study of Nevada’s brothels uses empirical data and sociological theory to situate the United States’ only legal brothel industry in the political economy of contemporary tourism. The personal accounts of sex workers make this a compelling read for students and those interested in the sex industry.