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Sexuality and Its Discontents : Meanings, Myths, and Modern Sexualities - Jeffrey Weeks

Sexuality and Its Discontents

Meanings, Myths, and Modern Sexualities

Paperback Published: 17th June 1985
ISBN: 9780415045032
Number Of Pages: 336

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Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Sexuality and Its Discontentsp. 1
Introductory: The Subject of Sexp. 3
The 'sexual Revolution' Revisitedp. 15
The New Moralismp. 33
The Sexual Traditionp. 59
'Nature Had Nothing to Do with It': The Role of Sexologyp. 61
'A Never-Ceasing Duel'? 'sex' in Relation to 'society'p. 96
The Challenge of the Unconsciousp. 125
Sexuality and the Unconsciousp. 127
Dangerous Desiresp. 157
The Boundaries of Sexualityp. 183
'Movements of Affirmation': Identity Politicsp. 185
The Meaning of Diversityp. 211
Conclusion: beyond the Boundaries of Sexualityp. 246
Notesp. 261
Index*p. 317
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ISBN: 9780415045032
ISBN-10: 0415045037
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 17th June 1985
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.51 x 13.79  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1

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