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Policing Prostitution, 1856–1886
Deviance, Surveillance and Morality





ISBN 9781848932746
Published July 21, 2015 by Routledge
224 Pages

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Focusing on the ports, dockyards and garrison towns of Kent, this study examines the social and economic factors that could cause a woman to turn to prostitution, and how such women were policed.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Catherine Lee; Chapter 1 Prostitution, Poverty and the Makeshift Economy, Catherine Lee; Chapter 2 Prostitution, Lifestyle and Life Cycle, Catherine Lee; Chapter 3 Representations of Prostitution, Catherine Lee; Chapter 4 Geographies of Prostitution, Catherine Lee; Chapter 5 Policing Prostitution, Catherine Lee; Chapter 6 The Contagious Diseases Acts in Kent, Catherine Lee; Chapter 102 Afterword, Catherine Lee;

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Catherine Lee