Regulating Sexuality: Women in twentieth-century Northern Ireland

Regulating Sexuality: Women in twentieth-century Northern Ireland

by Leanne McCormick

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719085109
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 04/12/2011
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Leanne McCormick is a Research Associate at the Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland, University of Ulster

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

List of figures

Note on terminology

Introduction

1. 'Dirty girls and bad houses': prostitutes and prostitution

2. 'Angels who have lost their way': the work of rescue and reform homes

3. 'Modesty is the sister of virtue': moral prevention work with girls

4. 'People should keep a grip on themselves': treatment and prevention of VD

5. 'One Yank and they're off': interaction between US troops and Northern Irish women

6. 'Confused with prejudice and muddled thinking': preventing pregnancy

Conclusion

Index

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