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Radical History Review (2024) 2024 (149): 27–30.
Published: 01 May 2024
... of linguistic choices. katmax@charter.net Copyright © 2024 by MARHO: The Radical Historians’ Organization, Inc. 2024 sex work prostitution activism prostitute In 1978, I moved to San Francisco with my young daughter, Jessie; began classes at San Francisco State University (SFSU); and got...
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Radical History Review (1992) 1992 (52): 54–77.
Published: 01 January 1992
...Beth Bailey; David Farber Copyright © 1992 MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 1992 Hotel Streek Prostitution and the Politics of War Beth Bailey and David Farber In March 1943 the lead columnist for the Midpucificlzn, the army news...
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Radical History Review (2023) 2023 (146): 32–58.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Kathleen E. Alfin Abstract This article examines the confinement of Liberian women by US Army Forces in Liberia (USAFIL) for the purpose of regulated prostitution during World War II. The racial makeup of USAFIL as an overwhelmingly African American unit and its deployment to the only sovereign...
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Radical History Review (2024) 2024 (149): 38–40.
Published: 01 May 2024
... perspective toward prostitution commonly found in academic and political domains. Either you are pro sex workers’ rights or take an abolitionist position that considers sex work the most extreme form of women’s oppression. When I go into the field, I listen to how it is used or not used, how it is captured...
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Radical History Review (2024) 2024 (149): 200–217.
Published: 01 May 2024
...John Scott; Jane Scoular Abstract In the context of a fiercely polarized battle on the correct legal response to prostitution, sex workers and their advocates often advance decriminalization as a policy that can protect rights and provide improved health and safety for those involved in the sex...
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Published: 01 May 2023
Figure 2. “US Army Doctor and Nurse inspect native prostitutes each Sunday Morning.” Courtesy of George and Katy Abraham Papers #6777, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library. More
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Radical History Review (2024) 2024 (149): 152–174.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Katie M. Hemphill Abstract This article examines the historical origins of the term red-light district . It argues that red lights became associated with prostitution in the United States not only because of red’s popularity in the decor of nighttime businesses but also because of color symbolism...
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Radical History Review (2024) 2024 (149): 111–132.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Elisa Camiscioli; Eva Payne Abstract This article traces how social reformers, state actors, physicians, feminists, and people who sell sex have described the demand for prostitution, a term that has provided ideological support for policy approaches both supporting and opposing commercial sex over...
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Radical History Review (2024) 2024 (149): 175–199.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Annalisa Martin Abstract In the aftermath of the Second World War, local authorities across West Germany implemented Sperrbezirke , or restricted areas for prostitution. These restricted areas became a central element of Germany’s system of managing commercial sex. This article considers both...
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Radical History Review (2024) 2024 (149): 1–14.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Rachel Schreiber; Judith R. Walkowitz Abstract “Troubling Terms and the Sex Trades” assembles writings from scholars, sex workers, and activists, each of whom interrogates a troubled term and its place in the history of prostitution. This introduction discusses the “keyword” tradition of historical...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (121): 71–90.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Nicholas Terpstra Mapping the boundaries and spaces of prostitution and tracking shifts in regulation and prosecution over the centuries allows us better to appreciate shifts in the sights, sounds, and above all the politics of sex and the sacred in the premodern city. Digital tools can provide new...
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Radical History Review (2024) 2024 (149): 81–110.
Published: 01 May 2024
... a work paradigm to practical demands for criminal justice reform and social and health initiatives. At the same time, the idea of sex as work provoked challenges inside and outside the ranks of sex traders. Antiviolence campaigners disputed that prostitution was a “job like any other” and competed...
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Radical History Review (2024) 2024 (149): 15–26.
Published: 01 May 2024
.... Originating with the work of the artist/activist Tadej Pogačar and the P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E. Museum of Contemporary Art’s contribution to the 2001 Venice Biennale (“The Prostitute Pavilion”), red umbrellas were originally presented as a visual symbol of self-help, organization, and protection for sex workers...
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Published: 01 January 2022
for a hand job, with a condom, and I leave my clothes on.” Members of ACT UP, PONY (Prostitutes of New York), and others joined in this street theater protest of prostitution criminalization. Photo courtesy of Annie Sprinkle (1990). More
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Published: 01 January 2022
Figure 8. Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Sex Workers? From the pivotal Porn’im’age’ry exhibit. In Carol Jacobsen, Exposure , vol. 29 (1995). Prostitutes and supporters march in protest during the Sixth International AIDS conference in San Francisco. Photo by Leon Mostovoy (1990). More
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Radical History Review (1982) 1982 (26): 89–101.
Published: 01 October 1982
...Judy Coffin © October 1982, by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 1982 Artisans of the Sidewalk Judy Coffin Alain Corbin, Les Filles de noce: MisBre sexuelle et prostitution au 19 et 20‘ si2cles. Paris: Aubier Montaigne...
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Radical History Review (1992) 1992 (54): 177–186.
Published: 01 October 1992
...," and proposes that "an act is perverted if its primary aim is domination rather than mutual enjoyment" (9). One might expect an author of a book that deals with sexuality, RADICAL HISTORY REVIEW 543177-186 1992 I78/RADICAL HISTORY REVIEW prostitution, and relations between...
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Radical History Review (2024) 2024 (149): 41–43.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Luise White lswhite@ufl.edu Copyright © 2024 by MARHO: The Radical Historians’ Organization, Inc. 2024 Sometime in the late 1980s I became aware of the term sex work . I was taken aback; it seemed too constrained and limiting. I understood its import—prostitution is work...
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Radical History Review (1993) 1993 (57): 258–262.
Published: 01 October 1993
...Simon Middleton Copyright © 1993 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 1993 The Harlot’s Progress Simon Middleton Timothy J. Gilfoyle, City of Eros: New York City, Prostitution and the CornrnerciaIization of Sex, 2790-2920. New York: W...
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Radical History Review (2000) 2000 (77): 142–156.
Published: 01 May 2000
...: University of California Press, 1997. Gail Hershatter, Dangerous Pleasures: Prostitution and Modernity in Twentieth-Century Shanghai. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1997. The two books under review use different methodological approaches and are about very...