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When sex threatened the state : illicit sexuality, nationalism, and politics in colonial Nigeria, 1900-1958 / Saheed Aderinto.

Author/creator Aderinto, Saheed
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoUrbana : University of Illinois Press, 2015.
Descriptionxviii, 241 pages ; 25 cm
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Contents Introduction : sex and sexuality in African colonial encounter -- "This is a city of bubbles" : Lagos and the phenomenon of colonial urbanism -- "The vulgar and obscene language" : prostitution, criminality, and immorality -- Childhood innocence, adult criminality : child prostitution and moral anxiety -- The sexual scourge of imperial order : race, the medicalization of sex, and colonial security -- Sexualized laws, criminalized bodies : anti-prostitution law and the making of a new socio-sexual order -- Men, masculinities, and the politics of sexual control -- Lagos elite women and the struggle for legitimacy -- Epilogue. Prostitution and trafficking in the age of HIV/AIDS.
General noteExpanded revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Texas at Austin, 2010.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 217-235) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2014016324
ISBN9780252038884 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN9780252080425 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN9780252096846 (ebook)

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