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Author Kovner, Sarah (Sarah C.), 1973-

Title Occupying power [electronic resource] : sex workers and servicemen in postwar Japan / Sarah Kovner.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 226 p. : map.
Series Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.
Bibliography 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Prostitution -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Sex-oriented businesses -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Prostitutes -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Japan -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780804776912 (cloth alk. paper)
9780804783460 (e-book)

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