Save the womanhood! : vice, urban immorality and social control in Liverpool, c.1900-1976 (eBook, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Save the womanhood! : vice, urban immorality and social control in Liverpool, c.1900-1976

Author: Samantha Caslin
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The history of the women who travelled through Liverpool in search of work and adventure, and the women who tried to stop them. Save the Womanhood is a fascinating new history about promiscuity, prostitution and the efforts of local social purists to 'save' working-class women from themselves.
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samantha Caslin
ISBN: 9781786948809 178694880X
OCLC Number: 1198299060
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico (234 p.) :) il.
Contents: Experts in womanhood: morality and social order before and during the First World War --
Patrolling the port: interwar moral surveillance --
Regulating interwar prostitution: national debates and local issues --
Finding respectable work for women in interwar Liverpool --
White slavery and social purists' authority --
Female 'traffickers' and urban danger --
Irish girls in Liverpool (I): interwar moral concerns --
Irish girls in Liverpool (2): the Second World War and the post-war year --
A changing of the guard: moral order, gender and urban space in the post-war years.
Responsibility: Samantha Caslin.

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The history of the women who travelled through Liverpool in search of work and adventure, and the women who tried to stop them. Save the Womanhood is a fascinating new history about promiscuity,  Read more...

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Reviews'A fascinating book with rich, insightful material.' Dr Charlotte Wildman, University of Manchester 'This is a very well-written, focused and insightful analysis.' Helen Glew, Cercles

 
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