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‘Angels who have lost their way’: the work of rescue and refuge homes

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/9780719076640.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter investigates the work of rescue and reform homes in Northern Ireland in relation to prostitution. Penitentiaries and rescue homes were founded initially for the rescue and reformation of ... More


The Prostitute and the State

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/9780199578573.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the interaction between prostitutes and the state agencies charged with controlling them, in particular, the development of, and rivalry between, the two major institutions ... More


Soap, Soup, Salvation: Rescue Homes and Rescue Missions

Priscilla Pope-Levison

in Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723845
eISBN:
9780814744420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723845.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the rescue homes and missions which provided humanitarian outreach to the destitute and downtrodden, the prostitutes and unwed mothers, along with evangelism. The symbiosis ... More


The League of Nations Rescue of Trafficked Women and Children and the Paradox of Modern Humanitarianism, 1920–1936

Keith David Watenpaugh

in Bread from Stones: The Middle East and the Making of Modern Humanitarianism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520279308
eISBN:
9780520960800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279308.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Using the archives of the League of Nations and first-person memoirs of trafficked children, this chapter explores the phenomenon of humanitarian rescue and the often paradoxical outcomes of that ... More


Conclusion

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/9780719076640.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the ways in which female sexuality was regulated in Northern Ireland in the twentieth century. Female sexuality in Northern Ireland during the ... More


Introduction

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/9780719076640.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This introductory chapter discusses the objective of this book, which is to determine the ways in which female sexuality was regulated in Northern Ireland in the twentieth century. The book describes ... More


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