Occupying power : sex workers and servicemen in postwar Japan / Sarah Kovner.

Author
Kovner, Sarah (Sarah C.), 1973- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2012], ©2012.
Description
xi, 226 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
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.
ISBN
  • 9780804776912 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0804776911 (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN
2011014086
OCLC
712983507
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