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Governing Morals A Social History of Moral Regulation

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ISBN-10: 0521646898

ISBN-13: 9780521646895

Edition: 1999

Authors: Alan Hunt, Chris Arup, Martin Chanock, Sally Engle Merry, Pat O'Malley

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This work traces the history of moral regulation in Britain and the US from the late 17th century. Coverage is given to movements such as the Society for the Reformation of Manners and the Vice Society, and contemporary self-help movements.
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Book details

List price: $55.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/13/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 284
Size: 6.06" wide x 9.02" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Alan Hunt is Chancellor's Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Carleton University.

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Sexual purity, maternal feminism and class in late-Victorian Britain
Traditionalizing moral regulation: making sense of contemporary moral politics