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Slumming : sexual and social politics in Victorian London

Author
Koven, Seth, 1958-
Title
Slumming : sexual and social politics in Victorian London / Seth Koven.
Format
Book
Published
Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2004.
Description
xvii, 399 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-377) and index.
Contents
  • I: Incognitos, fictions, and cross-class masquerades
  • Workhouse nights: homelessness, homosexuality, and cross-class masquerades
  • Dr. Barnardo's artistic fictions: photography, sexuality, and the ragged child
  • The American girl in London: gender, journalism, and social investigation in the late victorian metropolis
  • II: Cross-class sisterhood and brotherhood in the slums
  • The politics and erotics of dirt: cross-class sisterhood in the slums
  • The "new man" in the slums: religion, masculinity, and the men's settlement house movement.
Kinsey subjects
Status of women--Great Britain--19th century.
Social conditions--Great Britain--19th century.
ISBN
0691115923 (cl. : alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
135 K62 s4 2004
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute