Occupying power: sex workers and servicemen in postwar Japan

Introduction : a special business -- "To transship them to some suitable island" : making policy in the midst of chaos -- Violence, commerce, marriage -- When flesh glittered : selling sex in Sasebo and Tokyo -- Legislating women : the push for a prostitution prevention law -- The high pol...

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Main Author: Kovner, Sarah (Author)
Other Authors: Kovner, Sarah C.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Stanford, Calif. Stanford University Press 2012
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Summary:Introduction : a special business -- "To transship them to some suitable island" : making policy in the midst of chaos -- Violence, commerce, marriage -- When flesh glittered : selling sex in Sasebo and Tokyo -- Legislating women : the push for a prostitution prevention law -- The high politics of base pleasures : regulating morality for the postwar era -- The presence of the past : controversies over sex work since 1956 -- Conclusion : beyond victimhood
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XI, 226 S. Ill., Kt.
ISBN:9780804776912
0804776911