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Author Caslin, Samantha, author.

Title Save the womanhood! : vice, urban immorality and social control in Liverpool, c.1900-1976 / Samantha Caslin.

Publication Info. Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2018.


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Description 1 online resource (234 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Experts in womanhood: morality and social order before and during the First World War -- Patrolling the port: interwar moral surveillance -- Regulating interwar prostitution: national debates and local issues -- Finding respectable work for women in interwar Liverpool -- White slavery and social purists' authority -- Female 'traffickers' and urban danger -- Irish girls in Liverpool (I): interwar moral concerns -- Irish girls in Liverpool (2): the Second World War and the post-war year -- A changing of the guard: moral order, gender and urban space in the post-war years.
Summary The history of the women who travelled through Liverpool in search of work and adventure, and the women who tried to stop them. Save the Womanhood is a fascinating new history about promiscuity, prostitution and the efforts of local social purists to 'save' working-class women from themselves.
Note Print version record.
Subject Working class women -- England -- Liverpool -- Conduct of life.
Working class women -- England -- Liverpool -- Social conditions.
Women -- England -- Liverpool -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Women immigrants -- Services for -- England -- Liverpool.
Promiscuity -- England -- Liverpool.
Prostitution -- England -- Liverpool -- History -- 20th century.
Social control -- England -- Liverpool -- History -- 20th century.
Liverpool (England) -- Moral conditions -- History -- 20th century.
Moral conditions. (OCoLC)fst01026043
Promiscuity. (OCoLC)fst01078896
Prostitution. (OCoLC)fst01079562
Social control. (OCoLC)fst01122415
Women immigrants -- Services for. (OCoLC)fst01177782
Women -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01176947
Working class women -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01180585
England -- Liverpool. (OCoLC)fst01208523
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Title Vice, urban immorality and social control in Liverpool, c.1900-1976
Other Form: Print version: Caslin, Samantha. Save the womanhood! Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2018 9781786941251 (OCoLC)1008763028
ISBN 9781786948809 (epdf)
178694880X (epdf)
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