By Liat Kozma
Global girls, Colonial Ports is a transnational historical past of state-regulated prostitution within the heart East and North Africa among the 2 global wars. starting with foreign efforts to remove site visitors in ladies and kids, Liat Kozma examines French and British guidelines relating to neighborhood and overseas prostitutes within the sector and exhibits 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 docs, 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 heritage of the center East, the e-book joins contemporary scholarship on sleek globalization and the mixing of the area in worldwide financial, activist, social, and spiritual interconnectedness.
Liat Kozma is Senior Lecturer within the division of Islamic and heart jap stories on the Hebrew college of Jerusalem and the writer of Policing Egyptian girls: intercourse, legislation, and drugs in Khedival Egypt.
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Global Women, Colonial Ports: Prostitution in the Interwar Middle East by Liat Kozma