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Epilogue

April R. Haynes

in Riotous Flesh: Women, Physiology, and the Solitary Vice in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226284590
eISBN:
9780226284767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284767.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Epilogue summarizes key changes that resulted from women’s physiological discourse by 1860. First, the case of Theodore Grimké Weld illustrates how masturbation had become firmly associated with ... More


Virtue, Vice, and Victorian Women

Kristin Kobes Du Mez

in A New Gospel for Women: Katharine Bushnell and the Challenge of Christian Feminism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190205645
eISBN:
9780190205676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205645.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion and Society

Chapter 2 traces three popular movements that helped establish and promote the compatibility of faith and feminism in late-Victorian Protestantism: the women’s missionary movement, temperance reform, ... More


A Prophet Without Honor

Kristin Kobes Du Mez

in A New Gospel for Women: Katharine Bushnell and the Challenge of Christian Feminism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190205645
eISBN:
9780190205676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205645.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion and Society

The chapter returns to Bushnell’s biographical narrative, tracing her marginalization from the American women’s movement and situating her growing isolation in terms of the decline of the social ... More


Awakening women: pacifist feminism in the IAPA

Heloise Brown

in ‘The Truest Form of Patriotism’: Pacifist Feminism in Britain, 1870–1902

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065309
eISBN:
9781781700457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065309.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

The International Arbitration and Peace Association (IAPA) had a women's auxiliary almost from the date it was founded, as between 1881 and 1882 a number of women in the Peace Society's Auxiliary ... More


A New Gospel for Women: Katharine Bushnell and the Challenge of Christian Feminism

Kristin Kolbes DuMez

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190205645
eISBN:
9780190205676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205645.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion and Society

This book tells the story of Katharine Bushnell (1855–1946), a remarkable figure in the history of Anglo-American social reform, women’s rights, and feminist theology. An internationally known social ... More


Attacking the licensing system: The ‘twin evils’ of drunkenness and prostitution

David Beckingham

in The Licensed City: Regulating drink in Liverpool, 1830-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383438
eISBN:
9781786944207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383438.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

It was, in the end, the alleged alliance between the pub trade and prostitution that put Liverpool civic structures under pressure to reform. These included the organisation of licensing. This ... 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


Heathen Slaves, Christian Rulers

Kristin Kobes Du Mez

in A New Gospel for Women: Katharine Bushnell and the Challenge of Christian Feminism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190205645
eISBN:
9780190205676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205645.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter traces how Bushnell’s growing feminist consciousness emerged as a result of her international anti-trafficking efforts, and how her work on behalf of women the world over contributed to ... More


Conclusion

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/9781786941251.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

While historians have examined how prostitution and promiscuity were frequently conflated by social purists and philanthropists in the late Victorian period and early twentieth century, this book ... 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


Unearthing melodrama: moral panic theory and the enduring characterisation of child trafficking

Joanne Westwood

in Revisiting Moral Panics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447321859
eISBN:
9781447321880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321859.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter explores the ways in which late nineteenth century campaigning organisations publicised the issue of child trafficking. Continuities can be identified in the way the issue of child ... More


Irish Girls in Liverpool (2): The Second World War and 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/9781786941251.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the LVA’s efforts to engage with Irish women in Liverpool during the Second World War and post-war years. Despite a reduction in Irish immigration during the war, which saw ... More


Irish Girls in Liverpool (1): Interwar Moral Concerns

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/9781786941251.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines how broad national concerns about prostitution and promiscuity could be moulded in response to localised issues. During the interwar years, large numbers of Irish young women ... More


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