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    Illegal Loves and Sexual Deviancy: Homosexuality as a Threat in Cold War Canada.Erin Gallagher-Cohoon - 2013 - Constellations (University of Alberta Student Journal) 4 (2).
    This paper analyzes the criminalization and medicalization of homosexuality during the early twentieth century in Canada. Through court records and medical texts the discourse of homosexuality as a threat to the family unit and to the nation is contextualized within Cold War rhetoric. A Foucaultian conceptualization of power and discipline helps frame questions regarding homosexuality as a criminal offense and as a mental illness. It is argued that both state control and societal pressures constructed the homosexual as criminal, the homosexual (...)
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    “Illegal Loves and Sexual Deviancy: Homosexuality as a Threat in Cold War Canada”.Erin Gallagher-Cohoon - 2013 - Constellations (University of Alberta Student Journal) 4 (2).
    This paper analyzes the criminalization and medicalization of homosexuality during the early twentieth century in Canada. Through court records and medical texts the discourse of homosexuality as a threat to the family unit and to the nation is contextualized within Cold War rhetoric. A Foucaultian conceptualization of power and discipline helps frame questions regarding homosexuality as a criminal offense and as a mental illness. It is argued that both state control and societal pressures constructed the homosexual as criminal, the homosexual (...)
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    The Dirt on "White Slavery": The Construction of Prostitution Narratives in Early Twentieth-Century American Newspapers.Erin Gallagher-Cohoon - 2014 - Constellations (University of Alberta Student Journal) 5 (1).
    The paper "The Dirt on 'White Slavery': The Construction of Prostitution Narratives in Early Twentieth-Century America" analyses the development of white slavery discourses in Progressive Era newspapers, reform books and trial records. White slavery involved both gendered and racialized fears of coercive prostitution. These prostitution narratives are used to uncover early twentieth-century American perceptions of appropriate femininity, inherent female weakness, and the sexual threat of racial and ethnic minorities.
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    Elizabeth Clement. Love for Sale: Courting, Treating, and Prostitution in New York City, 1900-1945. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, C 2006. 321 Pp. ISBN: 9780807830260. [REVIEW]Ering Gallagher-Cohoon - 2013 - Constellations (University of Alberta Student Journal) 4 (2).