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Pursuing johns : criminal law reform, defending character, and New York City's Committee of Fourteen, 1920-1930

Author
Mackey, Thomas C., 1956-
Title
Pursuing johns : criminal law reform, defending character, and New York City's Committee of Fourteen, 1920-1930 / Thomas C. Mackey.
Format
Book
Published
Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2005.
Description
x, 297 p. ; 24 cm.
URL
<Table of contents> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0422/2004020775.html
Other contributors
Committee of Fourteen (New York, N.Y.)
Uniform series
History of crime and criminal justice series.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • "To live correctly": themes and the significance of character
  • "Only the Barbarian waits": New York City's committee of fourteen
  • Drifted: feminist reformers and prostitution's changes in the twenties
  • "The time has come": vagrancy law, police procedure, and proceeding against the customers
  • People v. Edward N. Breitung: not the "simply immoral"
  • "To make it an offense for a man to buy what the prostitute has to sell": public policy debates
  • "The fruitful mother of blackmail": hope and opposition to the customer amendment
  • "Out principles demand": hearings and disappointments
  • "Mr. Veiller again prevailed": disappointment and death
  • Reflection on a reform.
Subject headings
Committee of Fourteen (New York, N.Y.)--History.
Kinsey subjects
Prostitution--Female--New York--20th century, 1920-1939. Prostitution history--Female--New York--20th century, 1920-1939. Legal aspects of prostitution--New York--20th century, 1920-1939. Attitudes on prostitution--New York--20th century, 1920-1939.
ISBN
0814209882 (cloth : alk. paper) 9780814209882 (cloth : alk. paper) 0814290620 (cd-rom) 9780814290620 (cd-rom)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
387.471 M22 p7 2005
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute