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The Resource White slave crusades : race, gender, and anti-vice activism, 1887-1917, Brian Donovan, (electronic resource)

White slave crusades : race, gender, and anti-vice activism, 1887-1917, Brian Donovan, (electronic resource)

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White slave crusades : race, gender, and anti-vice activism, 1887-1917
Title
White slave crusades
Title remainder
race, gender, and anti-vice activism, 1887-1917
Statement of responsibility
Brian Donovan
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Language
eng
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CaPaEBR
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1971-
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Donovan, Brian
Dewey number
363.4/4/089/00973
LC call number
HQ144
LC item number
.D57 2006eb
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ebrary, Inc
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  • Prostitution
  • Racism
  • Racism
  • Social classes
  • Social classes
  • Women
  • Women
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During the early twentieth century, individuals and organizations from across the political spectrum launched a sustained effort to eradicate forced prostitution, commonly known as "white slavery." White Slave Crusades is the first comparative study to focus on how these anti-vice campaigns also resulted in the creation of a racial hierarchy in the United States.Focusing on the intersection of race, gender, and sex in the anti-prostitution campaigns, Brian Donovan analyzes the reactions of native-born whites to new immigrant groups in Chicago, to African Americans in New York City, and to Chinese immigrants in San Francisco. Donovan shows how reformers employed white slavery narratives of sexual danger to clarify the boundaries of racial categories, allowing native-born whites to speak of a collective "us" as opposed to a "them." These stories about forced prostitution provided an emotionally powerful justification for segregation, as well as other forms of racial and sexual boundary maintenance in urban America
Label
White slave crusades : race, gender, and anti-vice activism, 1887-1917, Brian Donovan, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-180) and index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000648174
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unknown
Isbn
9780252091001
Specific material designation
remote
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(WaSeSS)bookssj0000648174
Label
White slave crusades : race, gender, and anti-vice activism, 1887-1917, Brian Donovan, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-180) and index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000648174
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780252091001
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000648174

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