Series: Genders and Sexualities in History
Hardcover: 202 pages
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 1st ed. 2016 edition (May 3, 2016)
Drawing on court records from London and the South West, Sexual Forensics in Victorian and Edwardian England explores medical roles in trials for sexual offences. Its focus on sexual maturity, a more flexible concept than the legal age of consent, enables histories of sexual crime to be seen in a new light.