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New Sexual Agendas - Lynne Segal

New Sexual Agendas

By: Lynne Segal (Editor)

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Published: 8th May 1997
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New Sexual Agendas tackles the urgent practical and theoretical challenges in the area of gender and sexuality. Leading theorists, activists and clinicians, including Bob Connell, Adam Sinfield, Leonore Tiefer and Jeffrey Weeks, encourage a creative exchange of knowledge across different research and applied perspectives. This volume highlights the intensity of the feelings generated by the changes occurring in sexual and gender relations, while signalling the possibilities for new strategies encompassing diversity and choice. As conservatives call for a 'return to basics' and their opponents promote policies for increasing the confidence of all people to pursue the differing comforts and pleasures of the body, free from intimidation and threat, we can learn more about how sex functions in our culture from this volume.

Preface - Notes on the Contributors - Reconsidering British fin de siecle sexology; L.Hall - Thinking Sex Historically; L.Bland & F.Mort - Psychoanalytic Challenges; S.Frosh - Sexual Values Revisited; J.Weeks - Sexual Revolutions; R.W.Connell - Feminist Sexual Politics and The Heterosexual Predicament; L.Segal - Conservative Agendas and Government Policy; M.Durham - Sexuality and Medicine; L.Tiefer - Preventing HIV/AIDS in Gay Men; G.Hart - The Limitations of Trust in Intimate Relationships; C.Willig - From a Man's Internal Family to New Political Forms; A.Samuels - Bridging the Gap Between Material and Discursive Analyses of Sexuality; J.Ussher - The Context of Women's Power(Lessness) in Heterosexual Interaction; I.Vanwesenbeeck - Gender Difference as Process and as Content; S.Prendergast - Queer Identities and the Ethnicity Model; A.Sinfield - Seeing the World from a Lesbian and Gay Standpoint; M.McIntosh - Resisting the 'New Homophobia'; A.M.Smith - Feminism vs Queer Theory; M.Merck - Sex Talk and Daily Life; J.Lewis - Index

ISBN: 9780333675687
ISBN-10: 0333675681
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 278
Published: 8th May 1997
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 15