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Prostitution and Victorian social reform

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Published by Croom Helm in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Prostitution -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Sexually transmitted diseases -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Sexually transmitted diseases -- Law and legislation -- England -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaul McHugh.
      SeriesCroom Helm social history series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ186.A5 M24x 1980b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination306 p. :
      Number of Pages306
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3005529M
      ISBN 100856649384
      LC Control Number84672786


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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the mid-nineteenth century many parts of Engla /5(2). In the mid-nineteenth century many parts of England and Wales were still subjected to a system of regulated prostitution which, by identifying and detaining for treatment infected prostitutes, aimed to protect members of the armed forces (94 per cent of whom were forbidden to marry) from venereal : Hardcover.

Book Description In the mid-nineteenth century many parts of England and Wales were still subjected to a system of regulated prostitution which, by identifying and detaining for treatment infected prostitutes, aimed to protect members of the armed forces (94 per cent of whom were forbidden to marry) from venereal diseases.

The coercive nature of the Contagious Diseases Acts and the double standard which allowed the continuance of prostitution on the ground that the prostitute 'herself the supreme type of vice, she is ultimately the most efficient guardian of virtue', aroused the ire of many reformers, not only women’s rights campaigners.

In the mid-nineteenth century many parts of England and Wales were still subjected to a system of regulated prostitution which, by identifying and detaining for treatment infected prostitutes, aimed to protect members of the armed forces (94 per cent of whom were forbidden to marry) from venereal diseases.

The coercive nature of the Contagious Diseases Acts and the double standard. And in the s, the liberation society, the United Kingdom Alliance and other 'semimoral, semi-political agitations' could fill their platforms with nonconformist spokesmen; nor was the National Church absent when politico-moral issues were debated - High Churchmen joined dissenters in opposing the Bulgarian Atrocities, Evangelicals were the backbone of many moral reform movements.2 like these agitations, the repeal movement Author: Paul McHugh.

Prostitution and Victorian Social Reform. By Paul McHugh; Published: 26 Jun Paul McHugh analyses the social composition of the different repeal and reform movements – the liberal reformists, the passionate struggle of the charismatic Josephine Butler, the Tory reformers whose achievement was in the improvement of preventative.

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Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : W. Bynum. It is also from the end of the nineteenth century that Bartley sees distinct developments emerging in the area of social purity and attitudes towards prostitution in England.

Her book is a study of attempts to rid society of the curse of prostitution through prevention and reform. See, for example, Paul McHugh () Prostitution and Victorian Social Reform (London: Croom Helm), pp.

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in poverty and from climbing the social ladder. Many Victorian prostitution historians concur that venereal disease carried a lot of weight in the reform movements.

Poverty and Prostitution, discusses these reforms, explaining that in large numbers women turned up at refuge houses, anxious to escape their illness and social positions.

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Prostitution and Victorian Social Reform. By Paul McHugh (New York: St. Martin'sPress,pp. Victorian prostitution has recently been the subject of numerous scholarly investigations, as historians have come to appreciate the centrality of prostitution to the social and political life of the period.

Prostitution and Victorian. Prostitution became a major concern and a focal point for social reformers in the 19th century. No one knows for certain, but there were somewhere between 8, prostitutes. It is very common—somewhat overly common—for modern books and television shows to reveal the "underbelly" of Victorian society, which most often leads to depictions of prostitution.

Usually, this reveals dirty, grimy women—some even quite old—slugging through the streets showing off far too much : Riley Winters. Thus, engaging an expanded understanding of social justice via social inclusion and cultural citizenship could provide the leverage for a radical democratic approach to prostitution reform.

Social inclusion and cultural citizenship. Ruth Lister states that citizenship is theory, practice and a pivotal concept in political and social by: [Dr Ian McCormick of Leeds University recommended the following books on this subject on the Prostitution and Victorian social reform. London: Routledge, Narratives of sexual danger in late-Victorian London.

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Walkowitz, Judith R. Prostitution and Victorian society: Women, class, and the. See, for example, Paul McHugh, Prostitution and Victorian Social Reform, (London, ), Judith R.

Walkowitz, Prostitution and Victorian Society: Women, Class and the State, (Cambridge ) and Paula Bartley, Prostitution: Prevention and Reform in England, –, (London, ).Back to (3). Prostitution formed an important part of much of the social and literary fabric of the Victorian world.

Charles Dickens dealt with prostitutes in the figure of Nancy and others, in Oliver Twist, and himself wrote a leaflet to prostitutes who were taken into custody, in the attempt to have them go to a rehabilition centre called Urania Cottage.

Josephine Elizabeth Butler (née Grey; 13 April – 30 December ) was an English feminist and social reformer in the Victorian campaigned for women's suffrage, the right of women to better education, the end of coverture in British law, the abolition of child prostitution, and an end to human trafficking of young women and children into European prostitution.

Prostitution and the Contagious Diseases Acts. By was remarkable for the prominence of women within the movement who not only contested cultural assumptions about prostitution and working-class female sexuality but challenged the mid-Victorian feminine ideal of sexual purity.

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Connelly reasserts their historical importance in this study of a major social and cutural episode in. This book has been cited by the following publications. ‘Style and substance in Disraeli's social reform’ in P. Waller, ed., Politics and social change in modern Britain (), Prostitution and Victorian social reform ().

Machin, G. T., Politics and the Author: Ben Griffin. While many history books and academic articles describe the Victorian Era as a morally uptight and restrictive society, the underbelly of this time period was full of sex and drugs. Despite the rigorous moral codes of the time, there were actually more brothels than schools and there are an estima women who practiced prostitution.

Prostitution and Victorian social reform. Bynum WF. Medical History, 01 Jan25(1): PMCID: PMC Review Free to read & use. Share this article Share with email Share with twitter Share with linkedin Share with facebook. Abstract. No abstract provided.

Free full text. Prostitution: Prevention and Reform in England, By Paula Bartley (New York: Routledge, xi plus pp. $85/cloth $/paperback). In Prostitution: Prevention and Reform in England,Paula Bartley documents the ways that Victorian and Edwardian society attempted to address the issue of prostitution.

First of all I would like to thank Dr Maria Luddy for her thorough review of my book Prostitution: Prevention and Reform in England Maria Luddy is an expert on the nature and extent of Irish prostitution during this period - indeed it was largely as a result of her work on Ireland and Linda Mahood's work on Scotland (The Magdalenes, Routledge, ) that I came to realise that.

Her book is a study of attempts to rid society of the curse of prostitution through prevention and reform, placed firmly within the context of rescue work.

There is already a significant body of scholarship on prostitution and much of that scholarship, particularly as it relates to England, concentrates on campaigns to control or abolish.Victorian morality is a distillation of the moral views of the middle class in 19th century Britain, the Victorian era.

Victorian values emerged in all classes and reached all facets of Victorian living. The values of the period—which can be classed as religion, morality, Evangelicalism, industrial work ethic, and personal improvement—took root in Victorian morality.Out-of-print, antiquarian and in-print books in the field of social history and women's history.

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