Ch. 1. Comparing Colonial Sites -- pt. I. Contagious Diseases Laws -- Ch. 2. Law, Gender, and Medicine -- Ch. 3. Colonial Medicine and the Project of Modernity -- Ch. 4. Diplomacy, Disease, and Dissent -- Ch. 5. Abolitionism Declawed -- Ch. 6. Colonial Soldiers, White Women, and the First World War -- pt. II. Race, Sex, and Politics -- Ch. 7. Prostitution, Race, and Empire -- Ch. 8. Sexual Census and the Racialization of Colonial Women -- Ch. 9. White Women's Sexuality in Colonial Settings -- Ch. 10. "Not A Petticoat In Sight": The Problem of Masculinity -- Ch. 11. Space and Place: The Marketplace of Colonial Sex
While most agree that Contagious Diseases (CD) ordinances were put in place primarily to protect the health of British soldiers, a closer examination reveals that the laws were not just about the control of VD but also 'a conscious instrument of colonial dominance'
Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-458) and index