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Policing sexuality : the Mann Act and the making of the FBI / Jessica R. Pliley.

Author/Creator:
Pliley, Jessica R., 1977- author.
Publication:
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
293 pages ; 25 cm
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Subjects:
Prostitution -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Human trafficking -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- History.
Vice control -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Moral conditions -- History -- 20th century.
Contents:
Introduction: the Mann Act and federal sexual surveillance
The American myth of white slavery
A national white slavery squad
Endangered daughters
Creating a moral quarantine
Defining immoral purposes
Policing seduction and adultery
Coerced sex and forced prostitution
The FBI's assault on sex trafficking
Conclusion: can the country's moral borders be policed?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780674368118
0674368118
OCLC:
875999891