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Policing Sexuality

The Mann Act and the Making of the FBI

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$31.00 • £24.95 • €28.00

ISBN 9780674368118

Publication: November 2014

Academic Trade

304 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 halftone

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  • Introduction: The Mann Act and Federal Sexual Surveillance
  • 1. The American Myth of White Slavery
  • 2. A National White Slavery Squad
  • 3. Endangered Daughters
  • 4. Creating a Moral Quarantine
  • 5. Defining Immoral Purposes
  • 6. Policing Seduction and Adultery
  • 7. Coerced Sex and Forced Prostitution
  • 8. The FBI’s Assault on Sex Trafficking
  • Conclusion: Can the Country’s Moral Borders Be Policed?
  • Note on Sources
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index