Passion and Power: Sexuality in History
Passion and Power brings together some of the most recent and innovative writings on the history of sexuality and explores the experiences, ideas, and conflicts that have shaped the emergence of modern sexual identities. Arguing that sexuality is not an unchanging biological reality or a universal natural force, the essays in this volume discuss sexuality as an integral part of the history of human experience. Articles on sexual assault, homosexuality, birth control, venereal disease, sexual repression, pornography, and the AIDS epidemic examine the ways that sexuality has become a core element of modern social identity in the nineteenth- and twentieth-century United States.It is only in recent years that historians have begun to examine the social construction of sexuality. This is the first anthology that addresses this issue from a radical historical perspective, examining sexuality as a field of contention in itself and as part of other struggles rooted in divisions of gender, class, and race. Author note: Kathy Peiss is Associate Professor of History and Women's Studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and author of Cheap Amusements: Working Women and Leisure in Turn-of-the-century New York (Temple). >P>Christina Simmons is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College.
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On Conceptualizing Sexuality in History
Historical Notes on WorkingClass
Sexual Meanings and Homosexual
The Changing Medical
The Heterodoxy Club
Modern Sexuality and the Myth of Victorian Repression
The Wages of Sin?
The Response to the Sexual Psychopath
The Politics of Sexuality in Cold
A Social Constructionist
Feminisms in Conflict
Homosexuality and the Social Construction
Notes About the Contributors
The Black Community and the Birth Control Movement
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