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Handbook of the new sexuality studies

Author: Steven Seidman; Nancy Fischer; Chet Meeks
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Series: Routledge international handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Breaking new ground, both substantively and stylistically, the 'Handbook of the new sexuality studies' offers students, academics and researchers an accessible, engaging introduction and overview of this emerging field. The central premise of the volume is to explore the social character of sexuality, the role of social differences such as race or nationality in creating sexual variation, and the ways sex is  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Seidman; Nancy Fischer; Chet Meeks
ISBN: 0415386489 9780415386487 9780415399005 0415399009 9780203963081 0203963083 9780415512435 0415512433
OCLC Number: 63692662
Description: xiii, 489 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part 1: Sex as a social fact --
Theoretical perspectives / Steven Seidman --
The social construction of sexuality / Interview with Jeffery Weeks --
Surveying sex / Interview with Edward Laumann --
Part 2: Sexual meanings --
Sex and the family : the power of ideology / Maureen Sullivan --
Romantic love / Interview with Eva Illouz --
Sexual pleasure / Kelly James --
Purity and pollution : sex as a moral discourse / Nancy L. Fischer --
Sex and power / Kristen Barber --
Gay and straight rites of passage / Chet Meeks --
Coming out in Italy / Cirus Rinaldi and Claudio Cappotto --
Part 3: Sexual bodies and behaviors --
Medicine and the making of a sexual body / Celia Roberts --
Sexualizing Asian male bodies / Travis S.K. Kong --
Sex and the senior woman / Meika Loe --
Polishing the pearl : discoveries of the clitoris / Lisa Jean Moore --
Orgasm / Juliet Richters --
Anal sex : phallic and other meanings / Simon Hardy --
Sexual intercourse / Kermit Kay --
Viagra and the coital imperative / Nicola Gavey --
Part 4: Sexual identities --
Straight men / James J. Dean --
Lesbians / Interview with Tamsin Wilton --
The disappearance of the homoseuxal / Interview with Henning Bech --
The bisexual menace revisted : or, shaking up categories is hard to do / Kristen G. Esterberg --
Bisexualities in America / Interview with Paula C. Rodriquez Rust --
Transgendering : challenging the "normal" / Kimberly Tauches --
Transsexual, transgender, and queer / Interview with Viviane Namaste --
Multiple identities : race, class, and gender in lesbian and gay affirmating Protestant congregations --
Part 5: Sexual institutions and sexual commerce --
One is not born a bride : how weddings regulate heterosexuality / Chrys Ingraham --
Change and continuity in American marriage / Erica Hunter --
Shopping for love : online dating and the making of a cyber culture of romance / Sophi DeMasi --
Conflicts at the tubs : bathhouses and gay culture and politics in the United States / Jason Hendrickson --
Sexual tourism / Interview with Julia O'Connell Davidson --
Sex sells, but what else does it do? The American porn industry / Chris Pappas --
Sex workers / Interview with Wendy Chapkis --
Condoms in the global economy / Peter Chua --
Part 6: Sexual cultures --
The body, disability, and sexuality / Thomas J. Gerschick --
Internet sex : the seductive "freedom to" / Dennis D. Waskul --
Gay men dancing : circuit parties / Russell Westhaver --
Time of the sadomasochist : hunting with(in) the "tribus" / Darren Langdridge --
Sex and young Japanese heterosexual men / Genaro Castro-Vazquez --
Sex and rock 'n' roll / Interview with Mimi Schippers --
Secret sex and the down low brotherhood / Justin Luc Hoy --
Wait ... Hip Hop sexualities / Thomas F. DeFrantz --
Feederism : a new sexual pleasure and subculture / Dina Giovanelli and Natalie M. Peluso --
Part 7: Sexual regulation and inequality --
Sexuality, state, and nation / Jyoti Puri --
The sexual rights of women and homosexuals in Iran / Hamid Parnian --
The marriage contract / Mary Bernstein --
Popular culture constructs sexuality / Interview with Joshua Gamson --
Christianity and the regulation of sexuality in the United States / Joshua Grove --
Law and the regulation of the obscene / Phoebe Christina Godfrey --
Schools and the social control of sexuality / Melinda S. Miceli --
Healing (disorderly) desire : medical-therapeutic regulation of sexuality / P.J. McGann --
Therapeutic institutions / Christopher Grant Kelly --
Gender and the organization of heterosexual intimacy / Daniel Santore --
Sexual politics in intimate relationships : sexual coercion and harassment / Lisa K. Waldner --
Sexual and racial violence and American masculinity / Evelyn A. Clark --
Part 8: Sexual politics --
Gay marriage : why now? why at all? / Reese Kelly --
Gay men and lesbians in the Netherlands / Gert Hekma and Jan Willem Duyvendak --
Queering the family / Mary C. Burke and Kristine A. Olsen --
The pro-family movement / Tina Fetner --
Covenant marriage : reflexivity and retrenchment in the politics of intimacy / Dwight Fee --
The politics of AIDS : sexual pleasure and danger / Jennifer Gunsaullus --
The US Supreme Court and the politics of gay and lesbian rights / Gregory Maddox --
Gender and sexual politics : American gay rights and feminist movements / Megan Murphy --
Politics of sex education / Interview with Janice M. Irvine --
Sex workers' rights movements / Danielle Antoinette Hidalgo.
Series Title: Routledge international handbooks.
Other Titles: New sexuality studies
Responsibility: edited by Steven Seidman, Nancy Fischer, Chet Meeks.
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