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Health: Preventing, Diagnosing, and Treating Venereal Disease

Robert Kramm

in Sanitized Sex: Regulating Prostitution, Venereal Disease, and Intimacy in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295971
eISBN:
9780520968691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295971.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Bio-political regulation and its limits is the major topic of chapter 3, addressing intimacy and the transnational circulation of knowledge in the control of venereal disease. Two major regulatory ... More


Education for Social Hygiene

Christina Simmons

in Making Marriage Modern: Women's Sexuality from the Progressive Era to World War II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195064117
eISBN:
9780199869565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195064117.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Social History

Social hygiene reform developed in the 1910s from the coalescence of the religious social purity movement and the more scientifically inclined antivenereal disease movement. Social hygienists, many ... More


Postmobilization Kinkiness: Barnes, West, Miller, and the Military’s Frankness about Sex and Venereal Disease

Keith Gandal

in The Gun and the Pen: Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner and the Fiction of Mobilization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195338911
eISBN:
9780199867127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338911.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, American, 20th Century Literature

By the 1930s, the postmobilization tale of Fitzgerald, Faulkner, and Hemingway (the racist promiscuity plot) was already being subverted, while still being utilized. In Tropic of Cancer by Henry ... More


Officers and Gentlemen

Noelle Gallagher

in Itch, Clap, Pox: Venereal Disease in the Eighteenth-Century Imagination

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300217056
eISBN:
9780300240764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217056.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter asks what imaginative representations of venereal disease say about Restoration and eighteenth-century attitudes toward gender and sexuality. It does so by considering the portrayal of ... More


Foreigners

Noelle Gallagher

in Itch, Clap, Pox: Venereal Disease in the Eighteenth-Century Imagination

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300217056
eISBN:
9780300240764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217056.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter asks what imaginative representations of venereal disease say about Restoration and eighteenth-century attitudes toward the geographically, politically, or nationally “foreign.” More ... More


Introduction

Noelle Gallagher

in Itch, Clap, Pox: Venereal Disease in the Eighteenth-Century Imagination

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300217056
eISBN:
9780300240764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217056.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book examines the imaginative representation of venereal disease in British literature and art produced between 1660 and ... More


A Chapter of Noses

Noelle Gallagher

in Itch, Clap, Pox: Venereal Disease in the Eighteenth-Century Imagination

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300217056
eISBN:
9780300240764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217056.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the persistent association between nasal deformity and venereal disease. It argues that this one symptom—and, more broadly, this one body part—came to assume a powerful ... More


The Pox and Prostitution

Noelle Gallagher

in Itch, Clap, Pox: Venereal Disease in the Eighteenth-Century Imagination

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300217056
eISBN:
9780300240764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217056.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the broad range of connections between venereal disease and prostitution in eighteenth-century literature and visual art. It suggests that this period's imaginative conceptions ... More


Informing and Advising: Sexual Welfare

Adrian Bingham

in Family Newspapers?: Sex, Private Life, and the British Popular Press 1918-1978

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199279586
eISBN:
9780191707308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279586.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter outlines the way in which popular newspapers gradually assumed the task of informing and advising their readers about matters of sexual welfare. In the inter-war period, the popular ... More


Self-Service

Geoffrey Campbell Cocks

in The State of Health: Illness in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695676
eISBN:
9780191738616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695676.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

German soldiers and civilians exhibited wartime solidarity until the end of the war. This was not ideology so much as a matter of self-mobilization on the basis of internalized values of discipline ... More


Venereal Diseases: The Issue of Private versus Public Interest

Andreas-Holger Maehle

in Contesting Medical Confidentiality: Origins of the Debate in the United States, Britain, and Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226404820
eISBN:
9780226404967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226404967.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Beginning with the American legal case of Simonsen v. Swenson (1920), in which a doctor was sued by a patient because of unauthorized disclosure of an infectious disease, this chapter examines ... More


Security: Policing Prostitution and Venereal Disease in Occupied Japan

Robert Kramm

in Sanitized Sex: Regulating Prostitution, Venereal Disease, and Intimacy in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295971
eISBN:
9780520968691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295971.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 2 is mainly about agency—cooperation, complicity, and resistance—between occupiers and the occupied, reconstructing the informal strategies to police prostitution and venereal disease. It ... More


International Public Health and Caribbean Child-Saving

Juanita De Barros

in Reproducing the British Caribbean: Sex, Gender, and Population Politics after Slavery

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469616056
eISBN:
9781469617930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469616056.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the influence of the ideas and institutions of tropical medicine on perceptions of Caribbean populations, at a time when migration and tropical diseases were considered ... More


Introduction: Vũ Trọng Phụng and the Anxieties of “Progress”

in Luc Xì: Prostitution and Venereal Disease in Colonial Hanoi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834678
eISBN:
9780824871642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834678.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter provides a background of prostitution and venereal disease in colonial Hanoi. By the late 1930s, the city of Hanoi—which had by that point been under French colonial control ... More


Introduction

Theodore J. Stein

in The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS: Legal Protections, Policy, and Programs

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195109429
eISBN:
9780199865772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109429.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the federal response to the AIDS epidemic in its first ten years, with similarities drawn between the AIDS epidemic and venereal disease ... More


Public Health and Biopolitics: Disciplining Through Disease Control

Kyung Moon Hwang

in Rationalizing Korea: "The Rise of the Modern State, 1894-1945"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288317
eISBN:
9780520963276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288317.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines public health and disease control through the state’s efforts at combatting cholera and venereal disease. It considers the impact of Joseon practices and conventions, the ... More


“To Transship Them to Some Suitable Island”: Making Policy in the Midst of Chaos

in Occupying Power: Sex Workers and Servicemen in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776912
eISBN:
9780804783460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776912.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the regulation, punishment, and preventive measures that U.S. and British Commonwealth forces used to combat a purported venereal disease (VD) epidemic among both their own ... More


Morals and Morale during the Great War

Nancy M. Wingfield

in The World of Prostitution in Late Imperial Austria

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198801658
eISBN:
9780191840296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801658.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The First World War had great impact on the sexual practices across the Monarchy. Despite increasing military control over the civilian realm, the social upheaval of wartime provided more ... More


“Benevolent Assimilation” and the Dangers of the Tropics: The American Occupation of the Philippines, 1898–1918

Andrew Byers

in The Sexual Economy of War: Discipline and Desire in the U.S. Army

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736445
eISBN:
9781501736452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736445.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the U.S. Army occupation of the Philippines from 1898-1918. The long-term military presence in the Philippines represented perceived opportunities and dangers for white American ... More


Conceiving Fertility in the Age of Abolition: Slavery, Sexuality, and the Politics of Medical Knowledge

Katherine Paugh

in The Politics of Reproduction: Race, Medicine, and Fertility in the Age of Abolition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198789789
eISBN:
9780191831478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789789.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History, World Modern History

The circulation of medical knowledge about fertility, pregnancy, and childbirth, both in the Atlantic world and on plantations in the Americas, is reflected in plantation management manuals written ... More


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