The History of Sexuality: An Introduction, Volume 1

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Apr 14, 1990 - Philosophy - 176 pages
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The author turns his attention to sex and the reasons why we are driven constantly to analyze and discuss it. An iconoclastic explanation of modern sexual history.

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User Review  - kell1732 - LibraryThing

I have always been a fan of Foucault. I even wrote my senior thesis on his theory of Panopticism in literature. Many of his thoughts on sexuality are just as fascinating as those about surveillance ... Read full review

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User Review  - stillatim - LibraryThing

I read this as an undergrad, and probably got nothing out of it- nothing I can remember, anyway. Coming back to it now, I was pleasantly surprised. The bad news is that the most interesting stuff in ... Read full review

Contents

We Other Victorians
5
The Repressive Hypothesis
15
The Incitement to Discourse
17

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The Sexual Contract
Carole Pateman
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