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Sexuality and society : an introduction

Author: Gargi Bhattacharyya
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this introduction to the study of sexuality, Gargi Bhattacharyya guides readers through the key theoretical debates in the area, from the everyday understanding of sex, through Foucault's technologies of self, to Judith Butler on the performance of identity, and shows how these theoretical positions apply to sexuality as it is experienced in contemporary society." "Throughout the book, Bhattacharyya argues that  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gargi Bhattacharyya
ISBN: 0415229022 0415229030 9780415229029 9780415229036
OCLC Number: 123123812
Description: 193 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introductory Issues 2. Heterosexuality 3. Histories 4. Nationalism and Sexualities 5. Queer? 6. Exoticism 7. Sex Education and Pornography - 90s Agenda 8. Sexualised Spaces 9. All Sexed Out
Responsibility: Gargi Bhattachayya.

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Topical and original Sexuality and Society will provide students with a lucid map to the terrain and an exciting starting point for their own investigations.  Read more...

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