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 with an interest in colonial and frontier history, as well as scholars and students of law and gender.

About Author

Lesley Erickson is a historian and editor who specializes in the history of gender, law, and nation building in western 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 Space at the Fringes of Civilization 3 The Most Public of Private Women: Prostitutes, Reformers, and Police Courts 4 The Farmer, the Pioneer Woman, and the Hired Hand: Sexual Violence, Seduction, and the Boundaries of Class 5 For Family, Nation, and Empire: Policing Drugs, Abortion, and Heterosexuality 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 Woman Question, 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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