Sex and Pleasure in Western Culture
By (author) Gail Hawkes
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Sex and Pleasure in Western Culture by Gail Hawkes
Book DescriptionSex and Pleasure in Western Culture provides the first comprehensive overview of desire and pleasure in western sexual culture. It argues that both have always been seen as socially disruptive and morally dangerous and offers an account of the methods by which these attributes of sex were managed through history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780745616711
(229mm x 152mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 15-May-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gail Hawkes
Theorizing the Sexual Child in Modernity, Hardback (April 2010)
This ground-breaking work provides the first history of ideas about the sexual child in modernity. Beginning with twenty-first century panics about sexualization, the authors address why the sexual child excites such powerful emotions in the Anglophone west.
Perspectives in Human Sexuality, Paperback (December 2004)
This text provides an authoritative and critical overview of key debates, research findings and theories in the important area of sex and sexuality.
Sex and Pleasure in Western Culture, Hardback (May 2004)
Sex and Pleasure in Western Culture provides the first comprehensive overview of desire and pleasure in western sexual culture.
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A Sociology of Sex and Sexuality offers an historical sociological analysis of ideas about expressions of sexual desire, combining both primary and secondary historical and theoretical material with original research and popular imagery in the contemporary context.
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Author Biography - Gail Hawkes
Gail Hawkes is Lecturer in Sociology at University of New England, Armidale, Australia
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