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The devil's chain : prostitution and social control in partitioned Poland

Author: Keely Stauter-Halsted
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell Univ. Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The Devil's Chain is the first book to examine the world of commercial sex throughout the partitioned Polish territories, uncovering a previously hidden conversation about sexuality, gender  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Keely Stauter-Halsted
ISBN: 9780801454196 0801454190
OCLC Number: 935567667
Awards: Winner of Winner, Heldt Prize for the Best Book in Slavic/Ea.
Description: x, 379 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction: Reforming the National Body1. Out of the Shadows2. On the Abyss: The Turn to Paid Sex3. Sex and the Bourgeois Family4. Narratives of Entrapment5. Sex Trafficking and Human Migration6. The Devil's Chain7. Female Activism and the Shadow State8. The Physician and the Fallen Woman9. Purity and Danger: Prostitution Reform and the Birth of Polish Eugenics10. Sex in the New RepublicConclusion: Prostitution and the Shaping of the National Community
Responsibility: Keely Stauter-Halsted.


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