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Reforming Prostitution in Post-Riehl Vienna

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/9780198801658.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Demands for vice police reform resulted in an Austrian-wide re-examination of regulation. This chapter analyzes Viennese debates over prostitution to demonstrate that the regulationists in the police ... More


The Riehl Trial

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/9780198801658.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter analyses the widely publicized November 1906 trial of Regine Riehl, a Viennese brothel keeper of Jewish origin. Riehl faced charges of embezzlement, fraud, pandering, and other crimes ... More


Brothel Life: Tolerated Prostitutes, their Clients, the Madams, and the Vice Police

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/9780198801658.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Tolerated prostitutes were part of the Monarchy’s large under classes, which they moved into and out of during their careers. This chapter analyzes the background of tolerated prostitutes, how they ... More


The World of Prostitution in Late Imperial Austria

Nancy M. Wingfield

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198801658
eISBN:
9780191840296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801658.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This book encompasses the world of prostitution in late imperial Austria. It addresses female agency and experience, contemporary fears about sexual coercion and the forced movement of girls and ... More


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