Beautiful Merchandise / Edition 1

Beautiful Merchandise / Edition 1

by Gronewald
     
 

A vivid account of how prostitution was just one part of an economic system in which women and young girls were regularly bought, sold, traded, pawned, or adopted as slaves, brides, or foster children.See more details below

Overview

A vivid account of how prostitution was just one part of an economic system in which women and young girls were regularly bought, sold, traded, pawned, or adopted as slaves, brides, or foster children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780918393159
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/1982
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
114
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword
  • Powder Faces and Wild Chickens: Chinese Prostitution 1860-1911
  • Law, Li, and Popular Mentality
  • Sexual Economy
  • Transformations and Transvaluations 1911-1936
  • A Picture of Twentieth-Century Prostitution
  • Prostitution and Profit: The Contradictions of Revenue and Reform
  • Reference Notes Included
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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