Intimate Matters
Score: 4
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Intimate Matters


  • Author : John D'Emilio
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0226142647


Intimate Matters Book Description :

The first full length study of the history of sexuality in America, Intimate Matters offers trenchant insights into the sexual behavior of Americans, from colonial times to today. D'Emilio and Freedman give us a deeper understanding of how sexuality has dramatically influenced politics and culture throughout our history. "The book John D'Emilio co-wrote with Estelle B. Freedman, Intimate Matters, was cited by Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy when, writing for a majority of court on July 26, he and his colleagues struck down a Texas law criminalizing sodomy. The decision was widely hailed as a victory for gay rights—and it derived in part, according to Kennedy's written comments, from the information he gleaned from D'Emilio's book, which trace...

Intimate Matters
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Intimate Matters


  • Author : John D'Emilio
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-03
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780226923819


Intimate Matters Book Description :

As the first full-length study of the history of sexuality in America, Intimate Matters offered trenchant insights into the sexual behavior of Americans from colonial times to the present. Now, twenty-five years after its first publication, this groundbreaking classic is back in a crucial and updated third edition. With new and extended chapters, D’Emilio and Freedman give us an even deeper understanding of how sexuality has dramatically influenced politics and culture throughout our history and into the present. Hailed by critics for its comprehensive approach and noted by the US Supreme Court in the landmark Laurence v. Texas ruling, this expanded new edition of Intimate Matters details the changes in sexuality and the ongoing growth of individua...

Intimate Matters
Score: 4
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Intimate Matters


  • Author : John D'Emilio
  • Publisher : Harpercollins
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105002536063


Intimate Matters Book Description :

Traces changing American attitudes towards human sexuality, discusses social issues involving race, gender, class, and sexual preference, and looks at crusaders for sexual change...

Documenting Intimate Matters

Documenting Intimate Matters


  • Author : Thomas A. Foster
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-05
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780226257488


Documenting Intimate Matters Book Description :

Over time, sexuality in America has changed dramatically. Frequently redefined and often subject to different systems of regulation, it has been used as a means of control; it has been a way to understand ourselves and others; and it has been at the center of fierce political storms, including some of the most crucial changes in civil rights in the last decade. Edited by Thomas A. Foster, Documenting Intimate Matters features seventy-two documents that collectively highlight the broad diversity inherent in the history of American sexuality. Complementing the third edition of Intimate Matters, by John D’Emilio and Estelle B. Freedman—often hailed as the definitive survey of sexual history in America—the multiple narratives presented by these doc...

Studyguide for Intimate Matters

Studyguide for Intimate Matters


  • Author : 2nd Edition Demilio and Freedman
  • Publisher : Cram101
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1428815953


Studyguide for Intimate Matters Book Description :

Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Includes all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides gives all of the outlines, highlights, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanies: 9780226142647. This item is printed on demand....

Studying Intimate Matters

Studying Intimate Matters


  • Author : Barbara Ann Barrett
  • Publisher : Christian Groes-Green
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Families
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789970251308


Studying Intimate Matters Book Description :

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Intimate Mobilities

Intimate Mobilities


  • Author : Christian Groes
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Release Date : 2018-05-24
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781785338618


Intimate Mobilities Book Description :

As globalization and transnational encounters intensify, people’s mobility is increasingly conditioned by intimacy, ranging from love, desire, and sexual liaisons to broader family, kinship, and conjugal matters. This book explores the entanglement of mobility and intimacy in various configurations throughout the world. It argues that rather than being distinct and unrelated phenomena, intimacy-related mobilities constitute variations of cross-border movements shaped by and deeply entwined with issues of gender, kinship, race, and sexuality, as well as local and global powers and border restrictions in a disparate world....

Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power
Score: 4
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Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power


  • Author : Ann Laura Stoler
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0520231112


Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power Book Description :

"To my knowledge, there simply is no one else writing on questions of colonialism, gender, race, and intimacy who brings this depth and reach of historical and anthropological illumination to bear."--Nancy F. Cott, author of "Public Vows: A History of Marriage and the Nation" "This new book brings our collective agenda forward with a degree of maturity and flexibility that makes narrow academic preferences both unnecessary and misleading."--Doris Sommer, author of "Proceed with Caution, When Engaged by Minority Writing in the Americas"...

The History of Sexuality  An introduction
Score: 4
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The History of Sexuality An introduction


  • Author : Michel Foucault
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780679724698


The History of Sexuality An introduction Book Description :

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....