Occupying power sex workers and servicemen in postwar Japan / Sarah Kovner.
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Stanford, Calif. :
Stanford University Press,
|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.