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The Physician and the Fallen Woman

Keely Stauter-Halsted

in The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454196
eISBN:
9781501701665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454196.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explains how physicians effectively leveraged the panic over prostitution. They imposed “objective” standards on suspected “prostitutes,” and defined the parameters of prostitution in ... More


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