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The politics of trafficking : the first international movement to combat the sexual exploitation of women

Author
Limoncelli, Stephanie A.
Title
The politics of trafficking : the first international movement to combat the sexual exploitation of women / Stephanie A. Limoncelli.
Format
Book
Published
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2010.
Description
xii, 217 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-207) and index.
Contents
  • The internationalization of prostitution and emergence of the traffic
  • Constructing the traffic as an international social problem
  • Reforming regulation and nationalizing prostitution
  • International Abolitionist Federation reformers and the Dutch movement
  • International Bureau reformers and the French movement
  • Italy's state-driven movement
  • The politics of trafficking.
Summary
Provides a historical, ethnographic account of the first movement to combat trafficking in women and girls for prostitution, initiated at an international congress in 1899, offering insights into gender and sexuality in global politics.
Kinsey subjects
Proxenetism--Europe. Prostitution--Europe. Women--History--Europe. Legal aspects of prostitution--Europe.
ISBN
9780804762946 (cloth : alk. paper) 0804762945 (cloth : alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
X9677046
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute