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From prostitution to social purity

Lorraine Duffy

From prostitution to social purity

a case-study of this development in nineteenth century Manchester.

by Lorraine Duffy

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Written in English


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ContributionsManchester Metropolitan University. Department of Economics and Economic History.
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Open LibraryOL20262965M

Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and State agrees that poverty was a driving force behind prostitution, but her primary focus are the effects of the Contagious Diseases Acts. Walkowitz channels Michael Foucault, who believes institutions exist to maintain social control, and claims the CDAs were a power struggle to .

The Response ot Prostitution in the Progressive Era shows that great tension, anxiety, and doubt were important aspects of the profound reorientation in American society that gives the progressive era its distinctiveness as a historical period. Connelly reasserts their historical importance in this study of a major social and cutural episode in. "'If prostitution is the world's oldest profession, then men writing about it is certainly the second oldest.' It was to retrieve an important part of women's history from the hands of male writers - who have defined prostitution from their own point of view as the client sex - that Nickie Roberts undertook this invigorating blend of social history and sexual politics."5/5(1).

Prostitution is illegal in the vast majority of the United States as a result of state laws rather than federal laws. It is, however, legal in some rural counties within the state of tution nevertheless occurs elsewhere in the country. The regulation of prostitution in the country is not among the enumerated powers of the federal government. Child prostitution usually manifests in the form of sex trafficking, in which a child is kidnapped or tricked into becoming involved in the sex trade, or survival sex, in which the child engages in sexual activities to procure basic essentials such as food and tution of children is commonly associated with child pornography, and they often practiced: Worldwide.


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Part IV covers a fourth solution to restricting prostitution, which was advocated by social purity groups in the s. Bartley outlines the miscellaneous purity groups and demonstrates that, although their official intents were protective, social purists actually sanctioned a policy of by: Social purity in the anti-slavery tradition, struggled to prevent State-regulated prostitution in the 19th century and neo-regulation in the twentieth.

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Paul McHugh analyses the social composition of the different repeal and reform movements – the liberal reformists, the passionate struggle of the charismatic Josephine Butler, the Tory reformers whose achievement was in the improvement of preventative medicine, and finally the Social Purity movement of the s which favoured a coercive.

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