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Research Thesis Topic

Moral panic, sex crime and the politics of perversion

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Moral panic, sex crime and the politics of perversion


Late nineteenth century Britain was an age of sex scandals and scandals revealed the extent that a dominance higher order was dependant on lower orders of disgraceful Others. This project would welcome research into the participation of scandal and ensuing panic into the discursive construction of individual and subcultural behaviours, which could be evident from literature, moral and political discourse, journalism, religious movements or other sources.

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  • Open Access College

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  • Literary Studies
  • Literary Studies

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