Prostitution

Prostitution

Prevention and Reform in England, 1860-1914

eBook - 2000
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Prostitution: Prevention and Reform in England, 1860-1914is the first comprehensive overview of attempts to eradicate prostitution from English society, including discussion of early attempts at reform and prevention through to the campaigns of the social purists.
Prostitutionlooks in depth at the various reform institutions which were set up to house prostitutes, analysing the motives of the reformers as well as daily life within these penitentiaries.
This indispensable book reveals:
* reformers' attitudes towards prostitutes and prostitution * daily life inside reform institutions
* attempts at moral education
* developments in moral health theories
* influence of eugenics
* attempts at suppressing prostitution.
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
ISBN: 0415214572
0415214564
0203453034
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 229 p.) : ill.
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc
Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK

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