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'Not worse than other girls': the convent-based rehabilitation of fallen women in Victorian Britain

Mumm, Susan (1996). 'Not worse than other girls': the convent-based rehabilitation of fallen women in Victorian Britain. Journal of Social History, 29(3) pp. 527–547.

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Abstract

Focuses on the convent-based rehabilitation of fallen women in Victorian Britain. Penitentiaries for sexually and morally outcast females; Cultural issues; Description of penitentiary work; Sexually transgressive penitents; Cases; Category of fallen women; Typical life of a fallen servant.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0022-4529
Keywords: women; social conditions; history; Great Britain; deviance; penitentiaries; outcasts
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Religious Studies
Arts
Item ID: 82
Depositing User: Users 12 not found.
Date Deposited: 30 May 2006
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2016 17:41
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/82
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