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Title Dangerous sexualities : medico-moral politics in England since 1830 / Frank Mort.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.


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Edition 2nd ed.
Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 250 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-241) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Sexual ethics -- England -- History.
England -- Moral conditions.
Sexual health -- England -- History.
Public health -- England -- History.
Sexuality -- history
Feminism -- history
Public Health -- history
State Medicine
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; Note on the second edition; Introduction to the second edition; Acknowledgements to the first edition; Introduction: Narratives of sex; Moral environmentalism 1830 1860; Cholera; James Phillips Kay; Eighteenth-century social medicine and philanthropy; Experts and their concepts; Science and religion; Medico-moral politics implemented?; De-coding morality: the domain of the sexual; Hygienics and bourgeois hegemony; Working-class female sexuality and professional masculinity.
Summary This long-awaited new edition of Frank Mort's classic examines ideas of health and illness and their links to moral and immoral notions of sex, from 1830 to the present day. Includes new studies of eugenics, race hygiene and social imperialism.
Other Title Print version: Mort, Frank. Dangerous sexualities. 2nd ed. London ; New York : Routledge, 2000 0415167337