Focusing on the ports, dockyards and garrison towns of Kent, this study examines the social and economic factors that could cause a woman to turn to prostitution, and how such women were policed.

chapter |16 pages


chapter 2|20 pages

Prostitution, Lifestyle and Life Cycle

chapter 3|14 pages

Representations of Prostitution

chapter 4|30 pages

Geographies of Prostitution

chapter 5|30 pages

Policing Prostitution

chapter 6|28 pages

The Contagious Diseases Acts in Kent

chapter |4 pages