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Both careers were suddenly interrupted inwhen he was arrested, tried and convicted for having sexual contacts with a young friend of about 16 or 17 years old born or Brongersma was primarily known for his publications and his advocacy of more liberal morality legislation, a subject in which he was keenly interested. In the objective was broadened to “promoting research of the sexual-emotional health of children and young people”. Work Brongersma published extensively on a wide variety of topics, authoring some books and articles between and on social and philosophical subjects such as criminal law, constitutional law, criminology, philosophy, religion, sexology, legislation on public morals and literary topics.
Brongersma was primarily known for his publications and his advocacy of more liberal morality legislation, a subject in which he was keenly interested. After World War II he quickly made a career for himself as a lawyer and politician as well as a prolific writer. From to he was associated with a law firm in Haarlem while working on his doctoral dissertation on the Portuguese constitution of and Portuguese corporatism of Antonio de Oliveira Salazar, whom he much admired at the time.
Disbarred as a result of his conviction, he was reinstated at the bar in and thereafter carried on a legal practice in Haarlem until his retirement in In the same period —he was a member for the Dutch Labour Party of the Provincial States of North Holland and served on the town council of Heemstede.
He worked as an attorney in Amsterdam from toand between and he was active within the editorial board of the Dutch journal for the legal profession, Nederlands Edwad. After 11 months in prison he made a living as a journalist and, from tohe was the director of the Federation for Social Assistance to Problem Families in Haarlem.
His career was abruptly interrupted inwhen he was arrested for having sexual relations with a year-old male. His dissertation, on the subject of the corporative state in Portugal, was published as a book and was reprinted several times. Following his death, discussion flared up in the Netherlands as to whether people who were weary of life should be allowed to end their lives with the aid of a physician.
A great deal of commotion ensued following his death when deward of the visual material in his collections was seized. Able to speak ten Western European languages, he has written books on the Civil War in Spain, Portugal and the Portuguese, penal law and social problems. Das Verfehmte GeschlechtSex en strafand his two-volume magnum opus Jongensliefdetranslated as Loving Boys.
brongersmw But gradually the social climate became less receptive to these ideas. He studied law at the University of Amsterdam — and obtained his degree in Career After World War II he quickly made a career for himself as a lawyer and politician as well as a prolific writer.
He subsequently continued his career in the s as a journalist and critic. Distorted Research and Anecdotal Observations”.
He founded the Dr Edward Brongersma Foundation in to receive and preserve his collections of literature and private documents brrongersma sexuality and make it available on a confidential basis for responsible research. Following his death, discussion flared up in the Netherlands as to whether people who were weary of life should be allowed to end their ewdard with the aid of a physician.
Legislation passed in made it an offence to have such pictures “on hand”. Initially his pleas to liberalise legislation on public morals and the rights of paedophiles had been positively received by some, both in the Netherlands and internationally.
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From until he served as chairman of the Permanent Committee for Justice. At the time, the age of consent for homosexual contacts was 21, based on article bis Dutch Criminal Code.
Views Read Edit View history. Brongersma was born in Haarlem as the son of an ophthalmologist. He advocated lowering the age of consent even further and allowing young people greater freedom to enter into sexual relations.
As a result of his conviction, he had been disbarred inbut re-admitted to the Dutch Bar in bdongersma He resumed his legal practice and continued to work as a lawyer until In he donated them to a foundation bearing his name, the object of which as stated in its articles of association was “promoting scientific study and publications in the field of sexual relations between adults and young people”. Although he was neither terminally ill nor in any physical pain, he had “lived his life” and believed his life was no longer worth living.
The executive board of the foundation continued its activities; inthe “Fund for Brngersma Research of Sexuality” was set up, with the stated aims of: