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Author Sangster, Joan, 1952-
Title Regulating girls and women : sexuality, family, and the law in Ontario, 1920-1960 / Joan Sangster.
Imprint Don Mills, Ontario ; New York [New York] : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Electronic Library, 2015.

Author Sangster, Joan, 1952-
Series Canadian social history series
Canadian social history series.
Subject Girls -- Ontario -- Social conditions.
Girls -- Sexual behavior -- Ontario.
Girls -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Ontario -- History -- 20th century.
Sexual harassment of women -- Ontario -- History -- 20th century.
Domestic relations -- Ontario -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Ontario -- History -- 20th century.
Add Title Sexuality, family, and the law in Ontario, 1920-1960
Description 1 online resource (viii, 278 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-271) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Incest, the sexual abuse of children, and the power of familialism -- Rhetoric of shame, reality of leniency : wife assault and the law -- Prostitution and promiscuity : sexual regulation and the law -- "Out of control" : girls in conflict with the law -- Native women, sexuality, and the law -- Conclusion.
ISBN 9781442623507 (electronic bk.)
1442623500 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 903441097
Additional Format Print version: 9780195416633 (CaOONL)20019306261 (DLC) 2002278635

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