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Sexuality and modern Western culture

by Carolyn J. Dean

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Sex customs -- History.,
    • Sex customs -- United States -- History.,
    • Sex in popular culture -- History.,
    • Sex and history.,
    • Sexology -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 120-132) and index.

      StatementCarolyn J. Dean.
      SeriesTwayne"s studies in intellectual and cultural history ;, no. 8
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ16 .D359 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 136 p. ;
      Number of Pages136
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL968270M
      ISBN 100805786155
      LC Control Number96004764

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        Whatever else you know about the Bible, I’m sure you know this: It lays out a sexual ethic that displays God’s intent in creating sexuality and that challenges humanity to live in ways consistent with it. Yet today we are experiencing a sexual revolution that has seen society deliberately throwing off the Christian sexual ethic. Things that were once forbidden are now . Sexuality and Ritual in Early Nahua Culture. Share. Latin America Otherwise. Pete Sigal seeks to shed new light on Nahua concepts of the sexual without relying on the modern Western concept of sexuality. Along with clerical documents and other Spanish sources, he interprets the many texts produced by the Nahua. “This book emerges from Author: Pete Sigal.

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History I – The History of Sexuality in Modern Western Culture. First term reading list (all readings in kit) Part I Thinking and Writing about the History of Sexuality. September 11 Introduction to course. September 18 Historiographical trends.

Nye, Robert A. “On Why History is so Important to an Understanding of Human Sexuality.”. In this study, Carolyn J. Dean focuses on the transformation of sexuality and its changing role in gender relations, politics, and culture.

In Dean's view, a history of sexuality, by necessity, is a history of the changing relationship between sex and gender - that is, between our anatomy and our cultural expectations of what it means to be a man or woman/5(2).

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Dean's study is clear, concise, and comprehensive. The History of Sexuality (French: L'Histoire de la sexualité) is a four-volume study of sexuality in the Western world by the French historian and philosopher Michel Foucault, in which the author examines the emergence of "sexuality" as a discursive object and separate sphere of life and argues that the notion that every individual has a sexuality is a relatively recent development in Author: Michel Foucault.

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Sex and Sexuality in Modern Southern Culture demonstrates that there is no central theme that encompasses sex in the U.S. South, but rather a rich variety of manifestations and embodiments influenced by race, gender, history, and social and political. Sexuality & Culture offers an international forum for analysis of ethical, cultural, psychological, social, and political issues related to sexual relationships and sexual behavior.

Coverage extends to sexual consent and sexual responsibility; harassment and freedom of speech; privacy; censorship and pornography; impact of film and literature. STYLE AND SEXUALITY IN MODERN LITERATURE AND CULTURE by Scott J.

Pierre Chair: Tobin A. Siebers “Abnormal Tongues” is an analysis of the sexual politics of style. Many interpretive strategies of modern Western thought, it contends, are shaped by a poorly understood, yet powerful sexual technology we call “style.”.

Joseph Bristow introduces readers to the most influential contemporary theories of sexual desire and reveals how nineteenth century scientists invented 'sexuality'.

This clear and fascinating introductory guide makes complex theoretical ideas accessible to readers of all levels. It explores: the lasting influence of late-Victorian sexology conflicting accounts of eroticism the place of. To understand why the concept of aesthetic sexuality is important, we must consider the influence of the first volume of Foucault's seminal The History of Sexuality.

Arguing against Foucault's assertions that only scientia sexualis has operated in modern Western culture while ars erotica belongs to Eastern and ancient societies, Byrne suggests that modern Western culture has. This is the first book to fully explore the interdependence between the identity of the artist and the homosexual.

It offers a bold, globe-spanning narrative that draws on artwork from all the important periods in the Western tradition, including classical, Renaissance, and contemporary, with special focus on the modern : Kate Cunningham. Sexuality is something that in western culture, is a confusing and scandalous topic.

In one way sex and sexuality is everywhere, in advertisements, magazines, television shows, movies, all types of media, however it is also something we are not supposed to talk about, especially women. Here are a couple of examples of ads which exemplify. Gender and sexuality have been neglected topics in the history of Chinese civilization, despite the fact that there is a massive amount of historical evidence on the subject.

China's late imperial government was arguably more concerned about gender and sexuality among its subjects than any other pre-modern by: Neotantra, navatantra (Sanskrit: नव, nava 'new') or tantric sex, is the modern, Western variation of tantra associated with new religious includes both New Age and modern Western interpretations of traditional Hindu and Buddhist tantra.

Some of its proponents refer to ancient and traditional texts and principles, and many others use tantra as a catch-all phrase. Sexuality in Eastern and Western Culture Contd. Control of people’s sex lives concentrated power in the hands of the church.

Economic issues: controlling women’s sexuality assured that inheritance went to biological heirs. Sex is sinful Sex was only for conceiving children--sexual pleasure was sinful, could send you to hell The 20th Century. The work of Swiss jurist Johann Bachofen made a major impact on the study of the history of sexuality.

Many authors, notably Lewis Henry Morgan and Friedrich Engels, were influenced by Bachofen, and criticized Bachofen's ideas on the subject, which were almost entirely drawn from a close reading of ancient his book Mother Right: An Investigation of the. The History of Sexuality is a three-volume series of books written between and by French philosopher and historian Michel first volume of the book is titled An Introduction while the second volume is titled The Use of Pleasure, and the third volume is titled The Care of the : Ashley Crossman.

The History of Sexuality (French: Histoire de la sexualité) is a three-volume study of sexuality in the western world written by the French philosopher Michel first volume, The Will to Knowledge (La volonté de savoir), was first published in by Éditions Gallimard, before being translated into English by Robert Hurley and published by Allen Lane in   At the same time, Western cultures continue to think about sexuality as a desire shaped by nature, as of greater interest to men than women, as private, and as shaped by love.A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Modern Age presents an overview of the period with essays on heterosexuality, homosexuality, sexual variations, religious and legal.The Sexual Revolution (the ss), also known as the time of sexual liberation, marked a time that involved the rejection of typical gender roles.

It was a social movement that challenged what individuals had previously seen as sexual norms.