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see prostitutionprostitution,
act of granting sexual access for payment. Although most commonly conducted by females for males, it may be performed by females or males for either females or males.
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In addition to eliding race and class differences between prostitutes, legislation such as the Mann Act attempted to eradicate white slavery in part by drawing clear distinctions between women who worked as prostitutes and women who did not--a distinction that was not always clear.
Donovan posits that white slavery stories provided a cultural resource that people could use to make arguments about gender and sex in the early 1900s.
The paper was summarizing the findings of American Professor Robert Davis of the University of Ohio in his new book Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters: White Slavery in the Mediterranean, the Barbary Coast, and Italy, 1500-1800.
But that doesn't stop him being the main man on a case of white slavery.
In a parallel stow, actress Diana (Krissy Shields) auditions for and gets the role of a woman sold into white slavery.
Memories of that white slavery lingered as Britons turned their attention to North America.
Her elderly lover, Geronte, was transformed into a suave Mafia Don who dabbles in illegal arms sales and white slavery, while many of the smaller roles were collapsed and given to a beefed-up Edmondo, who functioned as Geronte's Master of Ceremonies.
Thus "The Black and the White Slave" (1840) compares not black and white slavery in the abstract but a particular black and white slave, each depicted in his or her own highly particularized and vividly described setting, while A.
And in common with the moralising dramas of the past, like prohibition, prostitution and white slavery, there is a distinct whiff of xenophobia about it.
The second half looks in some detail at narratives of white slavery selected from popular anthologies of the time, narratives that
As one histrionic poster reprinted from Clifford Roe's The Great War on White Slavery (1911) warns, "Sixty thousand White Slaves die every year.
Because the analogy of"white slavery" thus necessarily involved a racist comparison, Roediger argues, "the very structure of the argument against white slavery typically carried proslavery implications.