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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, N.J. ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, 2006.
Description
399p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Originally published: 2004.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-377) and index.
Paperback.
Contents
  • ch. 1. Workhouse nights : homelessness, homosexuality, and cross-class masquerades
  • ch. 2. Dr. Barnardo's artistic fictions : photography, sexuality, and the ragged child
  • ch. 3. The American girl in London : gender, journalism, and social investigation in the late Victorian metropolis
  • ch. 4. The politics and erotics of dirt : cross-class sisterhood in the slums
  • ch. 5. 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
0691128006 (pbk.)
9780691128009 (pbk.)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
135 K62 s4 2006
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute