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Regulating Interwar Prostitution: National Debates and Local Issues

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/9781786941251.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

During the interwar years, the state became concerned about an escalation in the extent to which notions of promiscuity and prostitution were overlapping in public discourse. The ‘common prostitute’ ... More


A Changing of the Guard: Moral Order, Gender and Urban Space in the Post-War Years

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/9781786941251.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the decline of specific female-run, local organizations concerned about what they considered to be the corrosive effects of urban life upon the way young women comported ... More


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

Samantha Caslin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941251
eISBN:
9781789629309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941251.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Save the Womanhood examines twentieth-century anxieties about promiscuity and prostitution, and the efforts of social purists to ‘save’ working-class women from themselves. Offering an historical ... More


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