Improper advances : rape and heterosexual conflict in Ontario, 1880-1929 (Book, 1993) [WorldCat.org]
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Improper advances : rape and heterosexual conflict in Ontario, 1880-1929

Author: Karen Dubinsky
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1993.
Series: Chicago series on sexuality, history, and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There are many political, psychological, and sociological answers to why men rape women, but few historical ones. This book explores the history of sexual violence in rural and Northern Ontario. The  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dubinsky, Karen.
Improper advances.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)651948974
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Dubinsky
ISBN: 0226167534 9780226167534 0226167542 9780226167541
OCLC Number: 27187500
Description: ix, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Sex, Shame, and Resistance: The Social and Historical Meaning of Rape --
Ch. 2. Discourses of Danger: The Social and Spatial Settings of Violence --
Ch. 3. Maidenly Girls and Designing Women: Prosecutions for Consensual Sex --
Ch. 4. Spectacle, Scandal, and Spicy Stories --
Ch. 5. From the Parlor to the Kitchen: Courtship, Popular Mores, and Regulation --
Ch. 6. Sex and the Single-Industry Community: The Social and Moral Reputation of Rural and Northern Ontario.
Series Title: Chicago series on sexuality, history, and society.
Responsibility: Karen Dubinsky.
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