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Author Keire, Mara L. (Mara Laura), 1967-

Title For business & pleasure : red-light districts and the regulation of vice in the United States, 1890-1933 / Mara L. Keire
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 231 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in industry and society
Studies in industry and society
Contents Introduction : It's a wonderful life: red-light districts and anti-vice reform -- Segregating vice, 1890-1909 -- The sporting world, 1890-1917 -- Race, riots, and red-light districts, 1906-1910 -- The vice trust : a reinterpretation of the white slavery scare, 1907-1917 -- The war on vice, 1910-1919 -- The syndicate : prohibition and the rise of organized crime, 1919-1933 -- Conclusion : progressivism, prohibition, and policy options
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-224) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Red-light districts -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Prostitution -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Vice control -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Red-light districts.
Vice control.
Progressive Movement
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009020233
ISBN 9780801898778
Other Titles For business and pleasure