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6 edition of Slumming found in the catalog.

Slumming

Sexual and Social Politics in Victorian London

by Seth Koven

  • 125 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • Poverty,
  • Social classes,
  • Human Sexuality,
  • History,
  • Psychology,
  • History: World,
  • London, Greater London,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • European History,
  • Gender Studies,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7759283M
    ISBN 100691128006
    ISBN 109780691128009

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“Slumming is a sophisticated, engaging work of American social and cultural history, an important book that will appeal to a very wide scholarly and popular audience.

It is well-written, carefully crafted and structured, with a powerful set of arguments sure to reorient our understandings of sexuality, race, leisure, nightlife, urban.

In this captivating book, Seth Koven paints a vivid portrait of the practitioners of slumming and their world: who they were, why they went, what they claimed to have found, how it changed them, and how slumming, in turn, powerfully shaped both Victorian and twentieth-century understandings of poverty and social welfare, gender relations, and.

This book’s first two chapters trace the spatial dimensions of this phenomenon, Slumming book both the shifting cultural geography of slumming and the range of regulatory mechanisms that white middle-class reformers and municipal officials devised to police the social and sexual interactions that took place in these spaces.

Slumming. Kristen D. Randle. HarperCollins, - Juvenile Fiction - pages. 4 Reviews. She is the author of several novels, including the highly praised Breaking Rank, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age, and The Only Alien on the Planet, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, the Michigan 3/5(4).

Slumming: sexual and social politics in Victorian London User Review - Slumming book Available - Book Verdict. Koven (history, Villanova Univ.) here contributes a significant study of the history of slumming (the Victorian fashion of wealthy Londoners.

Book Description: In the s, fashionable Londoners left their elegant homes and clubs in Mayfair and Belgravia and crowded into omnibuses bound for midnight tours of the slums of East London.

A new word burst into popular usage to describe these descents into the precincts of poverty to see how the poor lived: slumming. Ina headline in The New York Times proclaimed: “A fashionable London mania reaches ng parties to be the rage this winter.” It was one of the early indicators of what grew to be an entertainment phenomenon that lasted decades: well-off white New Yorkers exploring black, Chinese, gay or poor working-class communities.

Slumming. In the late Victorian era London's East End became a popular destination for slumming, a new phenomenon which emerged in the s on an unprecedented scale.

For some slumming was a peculiar form of tourism motivated by curiosity, excitement and thrill, others were motivated by moral, religious and altruistic reasons. to hang out- or go out with someone on a lesser scale than you.

“Slumming,” of course, means being in low places where one doesn’t belong; it suggests tourism, gawking, exploitation. Like many in my generation, perhaps, I learned the term from Gus Van Sant’s Good Will Hunting, which is essentially a literate person’s fantasy of having it both ways, of being a tough guy and a bona fide genius.

Define slumming. slumming synonyms, slumming pronunciation, slumming translation, English dictionary definition of slumming. often slums A heavily populated urban area characterized by substandard housing and squalor: grew up in a slum near downtown; lived in the slums by the.

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Slumming definition, a thickly populated, run-down, squalid part of a city, inhabited by poor people. See more. Slumming definition: → slum | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

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This book is essential reading for cultural critics, historians, urbanists, and scholars of gender and sexuality.

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In this captivating book, Seth Koven paints a vivid portrait of the practitioners of slumming and their world: who they were, why they went, what they claimed to have found, how it changed them, and how slumming, in turn, powerfully shaped both Victorian and twentieth-century understandings of poverty and social welfare, gender relations, and Brand: Princeton University Press.In this captivating book, Seth Koven paints a vivid portrait of the practitioners of slumming and their world: who they were, why they went, what they claimed to have found, how it changed them, and how slumming, in turn, powerfully shaped both Victorian and twentieth-century understandings of poverty and social welfare, gender relations, and Cited by: