MARRIAGE, MORALS, AND MEN: Re/defining Victoria's Chinese Rescue Home

March 2013
BC Studies;Spring2013, Issue 177, p65
Academic Journal
Case Study
A case study is presented that discusses the history of the Chinese Rescue Home in Victoria, British Columbia, which was intended to rescue Chinese and Japanese women from enslavement and prostitution. Topics include the role of moral reform projects as instances of female domesticity, the production of racial and gender lines by white residents, and the views of marriage promoted by the Home.


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