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Title Prostitution, race, and politics : policing venereal disease in the British Empire / Philippa Levine.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2003.


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Description 1 online resource (ix, 480 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-458) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Commonwealth
Gro├čbritannien Consulate Frankfurt am Main
Prostitution -- Government policy -- Colonies -- Great Britain -- History.
Sexually transmitted diseases -- Government policy -- Colonies -- Great Britain -- History.
British -- Sexual behavior -- Colonies -- Great Britain.
British -- Diseases -- Colonies -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Social policy.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Race relations.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- history.
Colonialism -- history.
Sex Work -- history.
Sex Work -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- prevention & control.
United Kingdom.
Great Britain.
Grande-Bretagne -- Colonies -- Relations interethniques.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Ch. 1. Comparing Colonial Sites -- pt. I. Contagious Diseases Laws -- Ch. 2. Law, Gender, and Medicine -- Ch. 3. Colonial Medicine and the Project of Modernity -- Ch. 4. Diplomacy, Disease, and Dissent -- Ch. 5. Abolitionism Declawed -- Ch. 6. Colonial Soldiers, White Women, and the First World War -- pt. II. Race, Sex, and Politics -- Ch. 7. Prostitution, Race, and Empire -- Ch. 8. Sexual Census and the Racialization of Colonial Women -- Ch. 9. White Women's Sexuality in Colonial Settings -- Ch. 10. "Not A Petticoat In Sight": The Problem of Masculinity -- Ch. 11. Space and Place: The Marketplace of Colonial Sex.
Summary While most agree that Contagious Diseases (CD) ordinances were put in place primarily to protect the health of British soldiers, a closer examination reveals that the laws were not just about the control of VD but also 'a conscious instrument of colonial dominance'.
Other Title Print version: Levine, Philippa. Prostitution, race, and politics. New York : Routledge, 2003 0415944465
Other Title Prostitution, race & politics