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Township Troubles: Urban Sexuality in Gwelo District, 1916–1920

DIANA JEATER

in Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia 1894-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203797
eISBN:
9780191675980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203797.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses problems of morality and sexual behaviour in the Gwelo District. The absence of lineage control in the towns left few sanctions against sexual violence. The whiff of ... More


February 1909: Tennessee

Elizabeth McCutchen Williams

in Appalachian Travels: The Diary of Olive Dame Campbell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136448
eISBN:
9780813141404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136448.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Campbells undertook an extensive tour, through the mountains of eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina, visiting industrial schools and talking to social workers. After hearing accounts of ... More


White Slavery and Social Purists’ Authority

Samantha Caslin

in Save the Womanhood!: Vice, Urban Immorality and Social Control in Liverpool, c. 1900-1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941251
eISBN:
9781789629309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941251.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter unpacks social purists’ commitment to the notion of ‘white slavery’ during the inter- and post-war years. Focusing on the work of the Liverpool Vigilance Association (LVA), the chapter ... More


Immoral Times: Vigilantism in a South Indian City

Ian M. Cook

in Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Cook examines the context and function of the ongoing moral and cultural policing of young people and minorities in Mangaluru by vigilante Hindu groups with government complicity. Based on long term ... More


“South Africa Is Experiencing an All-Out Attack by Permissiveness”: Communism, Immorality, and the Disintegration of Apartheid Culture

Susanne M. Klausen

in Abortion Under Apartheid: Nationalism, Sexuality, and Women's Reproductive Rights in South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199844494
eISBN:
9780190258122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844494.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter explains that by the 1960s, Afrikaner nationalists were convinced white South Africa—supposedly a moral bastion on the so-called Dark Continent—was the target of a conspiracy. The enemy ... More


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