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Author Mort, Frank, author.

Title Dangerous sexualities : medico-moral politics in England since 1830 / Frank Mort.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Internet  WORLD WIDE WEB E-BOOK EBSCO    Downloadable
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Edition 2nd ed.
Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 250 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-241) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; Note on the second edition; Introduction to the second edition; Acknowledgements to the first edition; Introduction: Narratives of sex; Moral environmentalism 1830 1860; Cholera; James Phillips Kay; Eighteenth-century social medicine and philanthropy; Experts and their concepts; Science and religion; Medico-moral politics implemented?; De-coding morality: the domain of the sexual; Hygienics and bourgeois hegemony; Working-class female sexuality and professional masculinity.
Summary This long-awaited new edition of Frank Mort's classic examines ideas of health and illness and their links to moral and immoral notions of sex, from 1830 to the present day. Includes new studies of eugenics, race hygiene and social imperialism.
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Subject Sexual ethics -- England -- History.
England -- Moral conditions.
Sexual health -- England -- History.
Public health -- England -- History.
Sexuality -- history.
Feminism -- history.
Public Health -- history.
State Medicine.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Human Sexuality.
SELF-HELP -- Sexual Instruction.
Moral conditions. (OCoLC)fst01026043
Public health. (OCoLC)fst01082238
Sexual ethics. (OCoLC)fst01114835
Sexual health. (OCoLC)fst01754480
England. (OCoLC)fst01219920
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Mort, Frank. Dangerous sexualities. 2nd ed. London ; New York : Routledge, 2000 0415167337 (DLC) 99032888 (OCoLC)41612333
ISBN 0203447565 (electronic book)
9780203447567 (electronic book)
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