Policing Sexuality

Policing Sexuality

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Jessica Pliley links the crusade against sex trafficking to the FBIa€™s growth into a formidable law agency that cooperated with states and municipalities in pursuit of offenders. The Bureau intervened in squabbles on behalf of men intent on monitoring their wives and daughters and imprisoned prostitutes while seldom prosecuting their male clients.The Mann Act and the Making of the FBI Jessica R. Pliley ... in charge to allow the agents assigned to the white slave detail to focus on their white slave work over other duties they might have. ... field offices argued that the resources given to white slave inspectors were not extensive enough to make a dent in the traffic.

Title:Policing Sexuality
Author:Jessica R. Pliley
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 2014-11-03


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