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Robert Kramm's Sanitized Sex: Regulating Prostitution, Venereal Disease, PDF

By Robert Kramm

Sanitized Sex analyzes the advance of latest types of legislation touching on prostitution, venereal sickness, and intimacy throughout the American profession of Japan after the second one global battle, targeting the interval among 1945 and 1952. It contributes to the cultural and social background of the career of Japan by means of investigating the intersections of ordering rules like race, type, gender, and sexuality. It additionally finds how intercourse and its law weren't marginal yet key matters in postwar empire-building, U.S.-Japanese kin, and American and eastern self-imagery. The law of sexual encounters among occupiers and occupied used to be heavily associated with the disintegration of the japanese empire and the increase of U.S. hegemony within the Asia-Pacific zone in the course of the chilly conflict period. laying off new gentle at the configuration of postwar Japan, the method of decolonization, the postcolonial formation of the Asia-Pacific zone, and the particularities of postwar U.S. imperialism, Sanitized intercourse offers a studying of the intimacies of empires—defeated and victorious.

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