The quest for sexual health : how an elusive ideal has transformed science, politics, and everyday life (eBook, 2022) [WorldCat.org]
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The quest for sexual health : how an elusive ideal has transformed science, politics, and everyday life

Author: Steven Epstein
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2022.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2021038755
(OCoLC)1263248790
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Epstein
ISBN: 9780226818177 0226818179
OCLC Number: 1306463620
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: List of Abbreviations List of Illustrations Introduction: Catching Sexual Health Part One: Making Sexual Health: Invention, Dispersion, and Reassembly Chapter 1: A New Definition and the Backstory: Inventing Sexual Health Chapter 2: Proliferation and Ambiguity: The Buzzwording of Sexual Health Chapter 3: New Projects of Health, Rights, and Pleasure: Recombining Sexual Health Part Two: Operationalizing Sexual Health: Enabling Science, Medicine, and Health Care Chapter 4: Sexuality in the Medical Encounter: Standardizing Sexual Health Chapter 5: Diagnostic Reform and Human Rights in the ICD: Classifying Sexual Health Chapter 6: Surveys and the Quantification of Normality: Enumerating Sexual Health Chapter 7: The New Sexual Health Experts: Evaluating Sexual Health Part Three: Under the Sign of Sexual Health: Beyond the Worlds of Science and Medicine Chapter 8: The Pursuit of Wellness: Optimizing Sexual Health Chapter 9: Social Risks, Rights, and Duties: Governing via Sexual Health Chapter 10: Bridges to the Future: Repoliticizing Sexual Health Conclusion: Whither Sexual Health? Acknowledgments Notes Index
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