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Sexuality and its discontents : meanings, myths, & modern sexualities

Author: Jeffrey Weeks
Publisher: London ; Boston : Routledge & K. Paul, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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“Few topics evoke so much anxiety and pleasure, pain and hope, discussion and silence as sexuality. Throughout the Christian era it has been a major moral preoccupation. Since the eighteenth century it has also been the focus of ‘scientific’ exploration and political activity. But, despite this obsessive concern, we are still as baffled as out predecessors about the ‘true’ meaning of sex. In this book Jeffrey Weeks  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weeks, Jeffrey, 1945-
Sexuality and its discontents.
London ; Boston : Routledge & K. Paul, 1985
(OCoLC)988215949
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Weeks
ISBN: 0710205643 9780710205643 0710205651 9780710205650 0415045037 9780415045032
OCLC Number: 11623672
Description: xii, 324 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Jeffrey Weeks.

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Examines the historical, social, and political forces which have influenced the development of the contemporary view of sexuality.  Read more...

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