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What’s gender got to do with it? Sexual exploitation of children as patriarchal violence

Maddy Coy

in Child Sexual Exploitation: Why Theory Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447351412
eISBN:
9781447352266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351412.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter sets out that gender is critical to talking and theorising about sexual exploitation in two main ways: in understanding patterns of perpetration and victimisation, and in how policy and ... More


Miranda's Story

Elaine Showalter

in Sister's Choice: Tradition and Change in American Women's Writing. The Clarendon Lectures 1989

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198123835
eISBN:
9780191671616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198123835.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The ‘real ancestor’ of the American Dark Lady was Margaret Fuller. In her major feminist treatise Woman in the Nineteenth Century, she wrote about her own experience as the Dark Lady under a literary ... More


The Tempest; or, The Disenchanted Island

David Francis Taylor

in The Politics of Parody: A Literary History of Caricature, 1760-1830

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300223750
eISBN:
9780300235593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223750.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on William Shakespeare's The Tempest as political theater, a play that is not a particular favorite with eighteenth-century graphic satirists. In their 1667 adaptation The ... More


Uncivil Mirth: Ridicule in Enlightenment Britain

Ross Carroll

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691182551
eISBN:
9780691220536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182551.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The relaxing of censorship in Britain at the turn of the eighteenth-century led to an explosion of satires, caricatures, and comic hoaxes. This new vogue for ridicule unleashed moral panic and ... More


Calvert v. Calvert Multiple adultery and bigamy, 1698–1710

Lawrence Stone

in Broken Lives: Separation and Divorce in England, 1660-1857

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202547
eISBN:
9780191675393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202547.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

There is a peculiarly brutal and exploitative quality about gender relations in the period 1680 to 1720, which is amply reflected in the case illustrated in this chapter. Violence, perjury, rape, and ... More


The Family

James Rose

in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733643
eISBN:
9781800342064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733643.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the dynamics of Leatherface's family in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974). From the point at which Cook first sees Hitchhiker in the headlights, a family structure is ... More


Displacing the Gothic in Lady Audley’s Secret

Saverio Tomaiuolo

in In Lady Audley's Shadow: Mary Elizabeth Braddon and Victorian Literary Genres

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641154
eISBN:
9780748651665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641154.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter analyses Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s updating of the Gothic mode in Lady Audley’s Secret, which includes replacing mediaeval castles with modern – clinical and domestic – settings as the ... More


Conclusion

Christine B. N. Chin

in Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890910
eISBN:
9780199345489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890910.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter Seven concludes the study by discussing major findings and their implications. Women’s transnational migration for sex work occurs in and is fueled by structural constraints and opportunities ... More


Power

Robert W. Hanning

in Boccaccio, Chaucer, and Stories for an Uncertain World: Agency in the Decameron and the Canterbury Tales

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192894755
eISBN:
9780191915635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894755.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Both patriarchal power and the power of erotic desire create problems for the imprudent. In Decameron 4.1 and “The Merchant’s Tale,” a powerful man accidentally discovers a woman he should control ... More


Morrison’s Return to Faulkner: A Mercy and Absalom, Absalom!

Doreen Fowler and Jay Watson

in Faulkner and the Black Literatures of the Americas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496806345
eISBN:
9781496806383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806345.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines an intertextual relationship between Toni Morrison's novel, A Mercy (2008) and Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! (1936). A Mercy returns to racial motifs in Faulkner's work and ... More


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