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A Global History of Sexuality. The Modern Era. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 5224789
  • Book
  • February 2014
  • Region: Global
  • 296 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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A Global History of Sexuality provides a provocative, wide-ranging introduction to the history of sexuality from the late eighteenth century to the present day.

  • Explores what sexuality has meant in the everyday lives of individuals over the last 200 years
  • Organized around four major themes: the formation of sexual identity, the regulation of sexuality by societal norms, the regulation of sexuality by institutions, and the intersection of sexuality with globalization
  • Examines the topic from a comparative, global perspective, with well-chosen case studies to illuminate the broader themes
  • Includes interdisciplinary contributions from prominent historians, sociologists, anthropologists, and sexuality studies scholars
  • Introduces important theoretical concepts in a clear, accessible way
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Notes on Contributors vii

Acknowledgments ix

Maps x

1 Introduction 1
Robert M. Buffington

2 Sexuality and the Nation-State 17
Sabine Frühstück

3 Sexuality and Modern Imperialism 57
Mytheli Sreenivas

4 Sex and Disease from Syphilis to AIDS 89
Laura J. McGough and Katherine E. Bliss

5 Sexuality and International Migration 119
Eithne Luibhéid

6 Sex Trafficking 151
Robert M. Buffington and Donna J. Guy

7 Sexuality and Mass Media 195
Hai Ren

8 Sexuality and the Contemporary World: Globalization and Sexual Rights 221
Richard Parker, Jonathan Garcia, and Robert M. Buffington

Index 261

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Robert M. Buffington
Eithne Luibhéid
Donna J. Guy
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