Sexology in Culture Labelling Bodies and Desires
- List Price: $25.00
- Binding: Paperback
- Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
- Publish date: 10/01/1998
- ISBN: 9780226056678
- ISBN10: 0226056678
Lucy Bland and Laura Doan have brought together leading historians of sex, cultural and literary critics, and scholars in gay, lesbian, and queer studies to reassess current debates on sexology in light of its history. They address issues such as the relation of "sexual science" to the law, government policy, journalism, eugenics programs, marriage and sex manuals, and literary representation. They also map out new readings of transsexuality and bisexuality, and the centrality of race within sexology.
Sexology in Culture and its companion Sexology Uncensored will interest all those concerned with understanding modern sexual discourse in its historical context.