Journal of Women’s History, Volume 29, No. 4 (Winter 2017) Now Available!

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The editors of the Journal of Women's History are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 29, Number 4 (Winter 2017) of the Journal of Women's History, entitled “Regulating Sex, Sexuality, and Reproduction.”

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A Woman Like Any Other: Female Sodomy, Hermaphroditism, and Witchcraft in Seventeenth-Century Bruges

Jonas Roelens

Female Masculinities, Dissident Sexuality, and the Material Politics of Gender in Early Twentieth-Century Igboland

Ndubueze L. Mbah

Medicalization and Maternal Health: The Use of Female Health Auxiliaries to Modernize Ethiopia under Haile Selassie, 1930–1974

Julianne Weis

Policing Pregnancy: Reproduction, Poverty, and the Law in Early Twentieth-Century Rio de Janeiro

Cassia Roth

Wife, Mother, and Worker: The Decision to Work in Early-Twentieth Century São Paulo

Molly C. Ball

Honest Citizens and a "Grave Moral Threat": Prostitution, Public Women, and Political Transition in Postdictatorial Dominican Republic, 1964–1978

Elizabeth S. Manley



Prostitution and Victorian Society: Women, Class, and the State by Judith R. Walkowitz


Eileen Boris

Appreciating Judith Walkowitz, Then and Now

Gail Hershatter

Judith Walkowitz and the Rise of Feminist History

Philippa Levine

Women, Prostitution and Work

Julia Laite

Prostitution, Venereal Disease, and Enduring Anxieties

Katie M. Hemphill


Judith R. Walkowitz



The Gordian Knot of Prostitution and Trafficking

Katherine R. Jolluck

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