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

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Note on terminology


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



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