Sex Wars: Sexual Dissent and Political Culture

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Psychology Press, 1995 - History - 310 pages
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Sex Wars is a collection of writings by Duggan and Hunter that brings together the best of the important work they have done on sexual politics in America over the past decade. Sex Wars traces the development of this politics and its deployment in three different arenas--speech and representation, legal regulation, and scholarship.
  

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The political and cultural battles over issues of sexuality that have affected the nation since the mid-1980s are explored in these 15 essays written over the past decade by Duggan (history, NYU), who ... Read full review

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Interesting collection of essays about the political battles over pornography and the gay and lesbian movements. This was assigned for a class (History of Sexuality), and generated a great discussion. Read full review

Contents

Historys Gay Ghetto
13
Censorship in the Name of Feminism 1984
30
Life After Hardwick 1992
85
Identity Speech and Equality 1993
123
in Lesbian and Gay History 1986
144
Making It Perfectly Queer 1992
155
Scholars and Sense 1992
173
Queering the State 1994
179
The FACT Brief
207
Notes
248
Index
304
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About the author (1995)

Lisa Duggan is associate professor of American Studies and History at New York University. She is co-author of "Sex Wars: Sexual Dissent and Political Culture" and author of "Sapphic Slashers: Sex, Violence and American Modernity".

Nan D. Hunter is Professor of law at Brooklyn Law School.

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