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‘Dirty girls and bad houses’: prostitutes and prostitution

Leanne McCormick

in Regulating Sexuality: Women in Twentieth-century Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076640
eISBN:
9781781702666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076640.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines prostitution in Northern Ireland from 1900 to 1945. Judicial statistics show that the vast majority of prosecutions for brothel keeping and prostitution were made in Belfast, ... More


‘Confused with prejudice and muddled thinking’: preventing pregnancy

Leanne McCormick

in Regulating Sexuality: Women in Twentieth-century Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076640
eISBN:
9781781702666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076640.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the establishment of family-planning clinics in Belfast, Northern Ireland and the growth of a family-planning service in the 1950s and 1960s, explaining that while the rest of ... More


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