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By Neel Ahuja
Series: ANIMA
Published: 22 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
... Panamá Canal Zone prostitution venereal disease vice policing U.S. military ...
Series: ANIMA
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374671-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
..., and seduction were likened by occupation health officials to the pestilence of malarial mosquitoes and the duplicity of Axis agents. This publicity concerning prostitution and vice policing helped invigorate literary and political views of Panamanian cities as sites of imperial corruption and greed...
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027546-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2754-6
... by an anxious public due to concerns over their ability to police white women in a respectful way. Informed by racial science, early eugenics, and anti-vice and corruption investigations of the era, NYPD commissioner Theodore Roosevelt articulated a scientific vision of a hierarchy of races based on how well...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-136
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... coca” policy aimed at eradicating 100 percent of the coca plantations in the Chapare. In protest, thousands of coca growers marched in the city of Chapare and engaged in confrontations with the police. During the violence, pro-coca demonstrators seized, tortured, and killed two policemen. Congress...