Sexuality and Society: An Introduction by Gargi Bhattacharyya PDF

By Gargi Bhattacharyya

ISBN-10: 0415229022

ISBN-13: 9780415229029

ISBN-10: 0415229030

ISBN-13: 9780415229036

In this broad-ranging creation to the learn of sexuality, Gargi Bhattacharyya publications scholars throughout the key theoretical debates within the sector from the early background of sexology, via Foucault's applied sciences of self to Judith Butler at the functionality of id. Bhattacharyya indicates how those theoretical positions practice to sexuality because it is skilled in modern society, and covers key subject matters such as:

* the ideology of heterosexuality
* intercourse and the state
* intercourse, race and 'the exotic'
* age and sexuality
* intercourse schooling and pornography.

The e-book argues that the learn of sexuality is a necessary a part of broader debates on gender, race, citizenship and neighborhood. Topical and unique, it presents a scientific evaluate of concept mixed with up-to-the minute dialogue of social and race concerns. It provides scholars a lucid map of the terrain, and a thrilling place to begin for his or her personal investigations.

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