Westward Bound: Sex, Violence, the Law, and the Making of a Settler Society (Law and Society)

Westward Bound: Sex, Violence, the Law, and the Making of a Settler Society (Law and Society)

By: Lesley Erickson (author)Hardback

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Description

This book will be welcomed by social and legal historians, those withan interest in colonial and frontier history, as well as scholars andstudents of law and gender.

About Author

Lesley Erickson is a historian and editor whospecializes in the history of gender, law, and nation building inwestern Canada.

Contents

Foreword Introduction 1 Fruitful Land, Happy Homes, Manly Titans: Settlement Frontiers,Law, and the Intimate in Colonialism and Nation Building 2 They Know No Better: Maintaining Race and Managing Domestic Spaceat the Fringes of Civilization 3 The Most Public of Private Women: Prostitutes, Reformers, andPolice Courts 4 The Farmer, the Pioneer Woman, and the Hired Hand: SexualViolence, Seduction, and the Boundaries of Class 5 For Family, Nation, and Empire: Policing Drugs, Abortion, andHeterosexuality in the Interwar City 6 The Might of a Good Strong Hand: Domestic Violence, Wife Murder,and Incest 7 She Is to Be Pitied, Not Punished: The Murderess, the WomanQuestion, and the Capital Punishment Debate Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774818582
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9780774818582
  • weight: 640
  • ISBN10: 0774818581

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