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Sexualities and society : a reader

Author: Jeffrey R Weeks
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity Pr., 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over the past generation there has been a revolution in our understanding of human sexualities. From being on the periphery of historical and scientific studies, sexuality has increasingly come to be  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey R Weeks
ISBN: 0745622488 9780745622484 0745622496 9780745622491
OCLC Number: 248045033
Notes: Literaturangaben.
Description: XVII, 300 Seiten
Contents: The Contributors. Preface and Acknowledgements. Copyright Acknowledgements. Publisher's Note. Introduction (Jeffrey Weeks, Janet Holland and Matthew Waites). Part I Social and Historical Approaches to Sexualities. . 1. Sex and the Gender Revolution (Randolph Trumbach). 2. The Postmodernization of Sex (William Simon). 3. Intimate Citizenship and the Culture of Sexual Story Telling (Ken Plummer). Part II The Gender of Sexuality. . 4. The Big Picture: Masculinites in Recent World History (R.W. Connell). 5. A Passion for 'Sameness'? Sexuality and Gender Accountabilty (Gillian A. Dunne). 6. Heterosexuality, Heteronormativity and Gender Hierarchy; Some Reflections on Recent Debates (Stevi Jackson). 7. When Bodies Come Together: Power, Control and Desire (Janet Holland, Caroline Ramazanoglu, Sue Sharpe and Rachel Thomson). 8. Only the Literal: the Contradictions of Anti-Pornography Feminism (Lynne Segal). 9. Anomalous Bodies:Transgenderings and Cultural Transformations (Mark Johnson). Part III Sexual Identities. . 10. Necessary Fictions: Sexual Identities and the Politics of Diversity (Jeffrey Weeks). 11. Becoming Lesbian: Identity Work and the Performanance of Sexuality (Arlene Stein). 12. `I Haven't Seen That in the Kama Sutra': the Sexual Stories of Disabled People (Tom Shakespeare). 13 Postmodern Bisexuality (Merl Storr). 14. Zimbabwean Law and the Production of a White Man's Disease (Oliver Phillips). 15. Not Just (Any) Body Can be a Citizen: the Politics of Law, Sexuality and Postcoloniality in Trinidad and Tobago and the Bahamas (M Jacqui Alexander). Part IV Globalization, Power and Resistance. . 16. Globalization, Political Economy and HIV/AIDS (Dennis Altman). 17. The Land, the Blood and the Passion: the Hindu Far-Right (Chetan Bhatt). 18. Prostitution, Power and Freedom (Julia O'Connell Davidson). 19. Sex and the Open Market (Harriet Evans). 20. Negotiating Reproductive Rights (Rosalind Petchesky). Part V Sexual Values and Life Experiments. . 21. Foucault: Aesthetics as Ethics (Lois McNay). 22. Intimacy as Democracy (Anthony Giddens). 23. The Couple: Intimate and Equal (Lynn Jamieson). 24. The Disappearance of the Modern Homosexual (Henning Bech). Index.
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