Occupying power sex workers and servicemen in postwar Japan / Sarah Kovner.

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Main Author: Kovner, Sarah 1973-
Corporate Author: ProQuest (Firm)
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2012.
Series:Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : a special business
  • "To transship them to some suitable island" : making policy in the midst of chaos
  • Violence, commerce, marriage
  • When flesh glittered : selling sex in Sasebo and Tokyo
  • Legislating women : the push for a prostitution prevention law
  • The high politics of base pleasures : regulating morality for the postwar era
  • The presence of the past : controversies over sex work since 1956
  • Conclusion : beyond victimhood.