Sex in the Heartland is the story of the sexual revolution in a small university town in the quintessential heartland state of Kansas. Bypassing the oft-told tales of radicals and revolutionaries on either coast, Beth Bailey argues that the revolution was forged in towns and cities alike, as "ordinary" people struggled over the boundaries of sexual behavior in postwar America. She concludes that the sexual revolution challenged and partially overturned a system of sexual controls based on oppression, inequality, and ...

Sex in the Heartland 2002, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674009745

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Sex in the Heartland 1999, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674802780