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Whose Body is it Anyway?: Justice and the Integrity of the Person

Cécile Fabre

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199289998
eISBN:
9780191603556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199289999.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In the prevailing liberal ethos, if there is one thing that is beyond the reach of others, it is our body in particular, and our person in general. Our legal and political tradition is such that we ... More


Selling Sex in the Reich: Prostitutes in German Society, 1914-1945

Victoria Harris

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578573
eISBN:
9780191722936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578573.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the German sex trade from the lowest level upwards, focusing on the voices and experiences of the prostitutes. The book moves telescopically through four chapters. It begins with ... More


Liberalism and Prostitution

Peter de Marneffe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195383249
eISBN:
9780199870554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383249.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Civil libertarians characterize prostitution as a “victimless crime,” and argue that it ought to be legalized. Feminist critics counter that prostitution is not victimless, since it harms the people ... More


Mary Magdalene

Adele Reinhartz

in Jesus of Hollywood

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195146967
eISBN:
9780199785469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146967.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter looks at the Gospels' references to Mary Magdalene and some of the traditions about her that arose in the early church, particularly the view, unsupported in the Gospels, that she was a ... More


 Religion, Politics, and Sexuality

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Religion and Politics in Post-Communist Romania

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195308532
eISBN:
9780199785728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308532.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since 1989, church and state have tried to impose on the society their views of morality by extolling the virtues of the traditional family and by condemning homosexuality and abortion as dangerous ... More


A People's Constitution

Rohit De

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174433
eISBN:
9780691185132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174433.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

It has long been contended that the Indian Constitution of 1950, a document in English created by elite consensus, has had little influence on India's greater population. Drawing upon the previously ... More


Hosea 4–14

Sharon Moughtin‐Mumby

in Sexual and Marital metaphors in Hosea, Jeremiah, Isaiah, and Ezekiel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199239085
eISBN:
9780191716560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239085.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explores sexual and marital metaphorical language in Hosea 4-14. It is shown that Hosea 4-4's distinctive use of the ‘prostitution’ focus provides an introduction to prophetic sexual and ... More


Jeremiah 2: 1–4: 4

Sharon Moughtin‐Mumby

in Sexual and Marital metaphors in Hosea, Jeremiah, Isaiah, and Ezekiel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199239085
eISBN:
9780191716560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239085.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explores the sexual and marital metaphorical language in Jeremiah 2: 1-4: 4. It argues that Jeremiah 2: 1-4: 4 highlights the inadequacy of reading prophetic sexual and marital metaphors ... More


The Photographic City: A City Heading in the Opposite Direction

MAGALI TERCERO

in Mexico City through History and Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264461
eISBN:
9780191734625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264461.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter presents powerful images and accounts that chronicle contemporary urban life in Mexico. The images discussed were captured by the photographer Maya Goded. These photographs and ... More


Introduction: Rescuing the Fallen Woman

Victoria Harris

in Selling Sex in the Reich: Prostitutes in German Society, 1914-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578573
eISBN:
9780191722936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578573.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The introduction outlines the wider historical and academic context of the period examined by this book. It begins by establishing the development of urban prostitution and its management from ... More


Conclusion: Towards an Understanding of the Prostitute Experience

Victoria Harris

in Selling Sex in the Reich: Prostitutes in German Society, 1914-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578573
eISBN:
9780191722936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578573.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The conclusion sums up the arguments of the book. It suggests the book's position within wider discussions of sexuality, repression, and deviance. It discusses the complicated relationship between ... More


Regulating sex for sale: Prostitution policy reform in the UK

Jo Phoenix (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421067
eISBN:
9781447303169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421067.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Recent years have seen a ‘quiet revolution’ in the way that the sex industry is regulated and governed. The consensus around what the problems of prostitution are has broken down and in its place a ... More


Public Morality and Social Control: Prostitution, Gambling, and Obscenity

Keith Smith

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

A cursory survey of the early 19th-century law's response to many areas of behaviour commonly regarded as socially illicit, would have generated, and did generate, much anxiety for any professional ... More


Understanding Canton: Rethinking Popular Culture in the Republican Period

Virgil Ho

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282715
eISBN:
9780191603037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282714.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book critically examines six aspects of the popular culture of early and mid-Republican (1912-38) Canton: common perceptions of the city, popular attitudes towards the West, Cantonese opera, ... More


Introduction

Peter de Marneffe

in Liberalism and Prostitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195383249
eISBN:
9780199870554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383249.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Although prostitution is commonly characterized as a “victimless crime,” prostitution laws in some form can be justified as reducing the harm caused by prostitution. They can be justified this way ... More


Prostitution, Sexuality, and the Law in Ancient Rome

Thomas A. J. McGinn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161328
eISBN:
9780199789344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161328.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is a study of the legal rules affecting the practice of female prostitution at Rome from approximately 200 BC to AD 250. It examines the formation and precise content of the legal norms ... More


On the Streets

Stefan Petrow

in Policing Morals: The Metropolitan Police and the Home Office 1870–1914

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201656
eISBN:
9780191674976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201656.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the 1850s, street prostitution was rapidly increasing; it was one of the problems that hindered the successful control of all urban public spaces by the police. Prostitution was prevalent in ... More


The Worlds of Prostitution in the Early Republic

Virgil K.Y. Ho

in Understanding Canton: Rethinking Popular Culture in the Republican Period

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282715
eISBN:
9780191603037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282714.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The working conditions and lives of many prostitutes in Canton were not as horrific as frequently described in official propaganda and writings by concerned intellectuals. The reasons for their entry ... More


Designing Prostitution Policy: Intention and Reality in Regulating the Sex Trade

Hendrik Wagenaar, Helga Amesberger, and Sietske Altink

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447324249
eISBN:
9781447324256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324249.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This is one of the few books that explicitly focuses on the formulation, process and outcomes of prostitution policy. While the debate on prostitution focuses on broad regulatory regimes, the central ... More


When Sex Threatened the State: Illicit Sexuality, Nationalism, and Politics in Colonial Nigeria, 1900-1958

Saheed Aderinto

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038884
eISBN:
9780252096846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038884.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Breaking new ground in the understanding of sexuality's complex relationship to colonialism, this book illuminates the attempts at regulating prostitution in colonial Nigeria. As the book shows, ... More


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