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Sexual Offences

  • Joanna Bourke, Working-Class Cultures in Britain, 1890-1960: Gender, Class and Ethnicity
  • A. Clark, Women's Silence, Men's Violence: Sexual Assault in England, 1770-1845
  • C. Conley, ‘Rape and Justice in Victorian England’, Victorian Studies, 29 (1986)
  • S. D’Cruze, Crimes of Passion: Sex, Violence and Victorian Working Women
  • S. D'Cruze, 'Sex, violence and local courts: working-class respectability in a mid-nineteenth-century Lancashire town', British Journal of Criminology, 39 (1999)
  • N. M. Goldsmith, Worst of Crimes: Homosexuality and the Law in Eighteenth-Century London
  • H. Hartman and E. Ross, ‘Comment on Shorter, Writing the History of Rape’, Signs, 3 (1978), pp. 931-6
  • Tony Henderson, Disorderly Women in Eighteenth-Century London: Prostitution and Control in the Metropolis, 1730-1830
  • Tim Hitchcock, English Sexualities, 1700-1800
  • Louise A. Jackson, Child sexual abuse in Victorian England
  • Roy Porter, ‘Rape: Does it Have a Historical Meaning?’, in S. Tomaselli and Roy Porter, Rape
  • E. Shorter, ‘On Writing the History of Rape’, Signs, 3 (1977), pp. 471-82
  • A. Simpson, ‘Vulnerability and the Age of Female Consent: Legal Innovation and its Effect on Prosecution for Rape in Eighteenth-Century London’, in G. S. Rousseau and R. Porter (eds), Sexual Underworlds of the Enlightenment
  • Randolph Trumbach, Sex and the Gender Revolution. Volume 1, Heterosexuality and the Third Gender in Enlightenment London
  • D. M. Turner, ‘Popular Marriage and the Law: Tales of Bigamy at the Eighteenth-Century Old Bailey’, London Journal, 30:1 (2005), pp. 6–21.
  • G. Vigarello, A History of Rape: Sexual Violence in France from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century
  • Judith R. Walkowitz, City of dreadful delight : narratives of sexual danger in late Victorian London
  • Judith Walkowitz, Prostitution and Victorian Society: Women, Class and the State
  • Martin Wiener, Men of Blood: Violence, Manliness and Criminal Justice in Victorian England