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Prostitution and Victorian social reform

by McHugh, Paul.

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Published by Croom Helm in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Prostitution -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Sexually transmitted diseases -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Sexually transmitted diseases -- Law and legislation -- England -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaul McHugh.
      SeriesCroom Helm social history series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ186.A5 M24x 1980b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination306 p. :
      Number of Pages306
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3005529M
      ISBN 100856649384
      LC Control Number84672786

      Prostitution and Victorian Social Reform. By Paul McHugh (New York: St. Martin'sPress,pp. $). Victorian prostitution has recently been the subject of numerous scholarly investigations, as historians have come to appreciate the centrality of prostitution to the social and political life of the period. Prostitution and Victorian.   Prostitution became a major concern and a focal point for social reformers in the 19th century. No one knows for certain, but there were somewhere between 8, prostitutes .

        It is very common—somewhat overly common—for modern books and television shows to reveal the "underbelly" of Victorian society, which most often leads to depictions of prostitution. Usually, this reveals dirty, grimy women—some even quite old—slugging through the streets showing off far too much : Riley Winters.   Thus, engaging an expanded understanding of social justice via social inclusion and cultural citizenship could provide the leverage for a radical democratic approach to prostitution reform. Social inclusion and cultural citizenship. Ruth Lister states that citizenship is theory, practice and a pivotal concept in political and social by:

      [Dr Ian McCormick of Leeds University recommended the following books on this subject on the Prostitution and Victorian social reform. London: Routledge, Narratives of sexual danger in late-Victorian London. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Walkowitz, Judith R. Prostitution and Victorian society: Women, class, and the.   See, for example, Paul McHugh, Prostitution and Victorian Social Reform, (London, ), Judith R. Walkowitz, Prostitution and Victorian Society: Women, Class and the State, (Cambridge ) and Paula Bartley, Prostitution: Prevention and Reform in England, –, (London, ).Back to (3).


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Book Description In the mid-nineteenth century many parts of England and Wales were still subjected to a system of regulated prostitution which, by identifying and detaining for treatment infected prostitutes, aimed to protect members of the armed forces (94 per cent of whom were forbidden to marry) from venereal diseases.

The coercive nature of the Contagious Diseases Acts and the double standard which allowed the continuance of prostitution on the ground that the prostitute 'herself the supreme type of vice, she is ultimately the most efficient guardian of virtue', aroused the ire of many reformers, not only women’s rights campaigners.

In the mid-nineteenth century many parts of England and Wales were still subjected to a system of regulated prostitution which, by identifying and detaining for treatment infected prostitutes, aimed to protect members of the armed forces (94 per cent of whom were forbidden to marry) from venereal diseases.

The coercive nature of the Contagious Diseases Acts and the double standard. And in the s, the liberation society, the United Kingdom Alliance and other 'semimoral, semi-political agitations' could fill their platforms with nonconformist spokesmen; nor was the National Church absent when politico-moral issues were debated - High Churchmen joined dissenters in opposing the Bulgarian Atrocities, Evangelicals were the backbone of many moral reform movements.2 like these agitations, the repeal movement Author: Paul McHugh.

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Bynum. It is also from the end of the nineteenth century that Bartley sees distinct developments emerging in the area of social purity and attitudes towards prostitution in England. Her book is a study of attempts to rid society of the curse of prostitution through prevention and reform.

See, for example, Paul McHugh () Prostitution and Victorian Social Reform (London: Croom Helm), pp. 35–52; and Howell, Geographies of Regulation, pp. 28– Contagious Diseases Actan Act to amend the Contagious Diseases Act(32 & 33 Vict.) CAP. by: 4. 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.

in poverty and from climbing the social ladder. Many Victorian prostitution historians concur that venereal disease carried a lot of weight in the reform movements.

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