American Sexual Politics: Sex, Gender, and Race Since the Civil War

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Enacted by reformers, radicals, and reactionaries, the drama of American sexual politics since the Civil War is as diverse and unpredictable as the nation's citizenry. In this collection of sixteen essays, the shifting tensions between sexual reform and repression are seen in historical explorations of men's and women's sexuality, of the sexual-social dynamics of lesbians and gay men, of the violent repression of African-American sexuality. The broad range of methodological approaches and perspectives make this ...

American Sexual Politics: Sex, Gender, and Race Since the Civil War 1993, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226257853

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