Policing Prostitution, 1856–1886: Deviance, Surveillance and Morality, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Policing Prostitution, 1856–1886

Deviance, Surveillance and Morality, 1st Edition

By Catherine Lee

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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.

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Perspectives in Economic and Social History

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS037060
HISTORY / Modern / 19th Century