Love for sale : courting, treating, and prostitution in New York City, 1900-1945 / Elizabeth Alice Clement.Material type: TextSeries: Gender & American culturePublication details: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2006. Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 321 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780807877074; 0807877077; 9781429453974; 1429453974Subject(s): Prostitution -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century | Sex customs -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century | Courtship -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century | PSYCHOLOGY -- Human Sexuality | SELF-HELP -- Sexual Instruction | Courtship | Prostitution | Sex customs | New York (State) -- New York | Liebeswerben | Prostitution | New York (N.Y.) | 1900-1999 | Geschichte 1900-1945Genre/Form: Electronic books. | History. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Love for sale.DDC classification: 306.7409747/1 LOC classification: HQ146.N7 | C55 2006ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
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Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1998, under the title: Trick or treat: prostitution and working-class women's sexuality in New York City, 1900-1932.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-314) and index.
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Introduction: The evolution of "near whores" and "whores in the making" -- Today's children: courtship, Americanization, and modernity -- The treat: transforming sexual values at the turn of the century -- These are the people in your neighborhood: prostitution, commerce, and community in turn-of-the-century New York City -- A fight on the home front: the repression of prostitution during World War I -- Doing our part for the boys in uniform: sexuality, treating, courtship, and patriotism -- Nudes fell pinch!: prostitution, prohibition, and the emergence of America's sex industry -- Treating, dating, petting, and the class dynamics of America's first sexual revolution -- Conclusion: A new type of girl in an old type of delinquency: women, sexuality, and venereal disease during World War II.
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Comparing prostitution and courtship with a new working-class practice of heterosexual barter called 'treating' during the period between 1900 and 1945, this book examines changes in sexual morality and sexual and economic practices in New York.
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