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Author: JOEL BEST
ISBN13: 978-0814208076
Title: CONTROLLING VICE: REGULATING BROTHEL PROSTITUTION IN ST. P (HISTORY CRIME & CRIMINAL JUS)
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Publisher: Ohio State University Press; 1 edition (November 1, 1998)
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CONTROLLING VICE: REGULATING BROTHEL PROSTITUTION IN ST. P (HISTORY CRIME & CRIMINAL JUS) by JOEL BEST



For eighteen years following the Civil War, the police in St. Paul, Minnesota, informally regulated brothel prostitution. See and discover other items: history of criminal law, history of regulation of business, state arbitration.

For eighteen years following the Civil War, the police in St. Each month, the madams who ran the brothels were charged with keeping houses of ill fame and fined in the city's municipal court. This arrangement was open; during this period, the city's newspapers published hundreds of articles about vice and its regulation. Joel Best claims that the sort of informal regulation in St. Paul was common in the late nineteenth century and was far more typical than the better known but brief experiment with legalization tried in St. Louis

Jenna said: The chapter summaries are useful for those who do not have time (or want) to read each chapter. For eighteen years following the Civil War, the police in St. In a book that integrates history and sociology, the author has reconstructed the municipal court records for most of 1865-83, using newspaper articles, an arrest ledger kept by the St. Paul police, and municipal court dockets. He has been able to trace which madams operated brothels and the identities of many of the prostitutes who lived and worked in them.

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Controlling Vice: Regulating Brothel Prostitution in St. Paul, 1865-1883. Controlling Vice is a book by Minnesotan author Joel Best, published in 1998. It is the story of the strategies that the Minnesota police officers enforced in attempts to regulate prostitution in the late nineteenth century. In the late 1800s, prostitution became a profession seen as an immoral act in the public eye to the point where the government felt the need to intervene to eradicate the issue

the story of the informal regulation strategy that characterized the official. stance toward brothel prostitution in St. Paul from 1865-1883. years, madams and their prostitutes were arrested, charged, fined and then.

Consider that genocide during the 20th century in Germany, Rwanda, Darfur, Albania, Turkey, Ukraine, Cambodia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and other regions claimed the lives of tens of millions and rendered many more homeless, imprisoned, and psychologically and physically damaged.

Best tells the story of the informal regula-tion strategy that characterized the official stance toward brothel prostitution in St. Dur-ing those years, madams and their prostitutes were ar-rested, charged, fined and then released to resume their activities, with the implicit understanding.

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