Prostitution and Victorian Society. Women, Class and the State

@article{Corbin1987ProstitutionAV,
  title={Prostitution and Victorian Society. Women, Class and the State},
  author={A. Corbin and Judith R. Walkowitz},
  journal={Mouvement Social},
  year={1987},
  pages={139}
}
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