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By Liat Kozma

Combines research of transnational prostitution and site visitors in ladies with a social heritage of the League of countries and interwar globalization.

Global ladies, Colonial Ports is a transnational historical past of state-regulated prostitution within the center East and North Africa among the 2 global wars. starting with foreign efforts to get rid of site visitors in ladies and kids, Liat Kozma examines French and British regulations concerning neighborhood and overseas prostitutes within the zone and indicates how those regulations affected and interacted with worldwide migration routes of prostitutes and procurers. In so doing, she finds how colonial domination mediated international mobility of individuals, practices, and concepts. Kozma weaves jointly the views of colonial and native feminists with these of doctors, demonstrating that debates on prostitution have been globalized and that transnational networks of data and activism existed. She additionally explores the League of countries’ involvement during this social factor. As a historical past of the center East, the ebook joins contemporary scholarship on smooth globalization and the mixing of the sector in international monetary, activist, social, and spiritual interconnectedness.

Liat Kozma is Senior Lecturer within the division of Islamic and center jap reports on the Hebrew collage of Jerusalem and the writer of Policing Egyptian girls: intercourse, legislations, and medication in Khedival Egypt.

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