TITLE

'A FESTERING SORE ON THE BODY OF SOCIETY': THEWOLFENDEN COMMITTEE AND FEMALE PROSTITUTION IN MID-TWENTIETH-CENTURY SCOTLAND

AUTHOR(S)
Davidson, Roger; Davis, Gayle
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Journal of Scottish Historical Studies;Jul2004, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the proceedings and report of the Wolfenden Committee on prostitution and homosexual offenses in Scotland during 1954-1957. Provisions for the prosecution and treatment of female prostitutes in the country; Proponents of fresh legislation; Implications of the Scottish experience for the historical interpretation of the proceedings and reports.
ACCESSION #
18635709

 

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