Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 17 items

  • Keywords: Alfred Kinsey x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Tearing Off the Veil: Women and Girls Respond to the Kinsey Reports

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter analyzes the responses of young women towards Alfred Kinsey's reports published in his Sexual Behavior in the Human Female (1953). This publication is packed with statistics about issues ... More


Surveying Sexual Attitudes and Behaviour

Adrian Bingham

in Family Newspapers?: Sex, Private Life, and the British Popular Press 1918-1978

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199279586
eISBN:
9780191707308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279586.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines how the press discussed ‘normal’ sexual attitudes and behaviour. Before the Second World War, reliable evidence about sexual activity was very scarce, and most journalists ... More


Gentlemen’s Disagreement: Alfred Kinsey, Lewis Terman, and the Sexual Politics of Smart Men

Peter Hegarty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226024448
eISBN:
9780226024615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024615.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

What is the relationship between intelligence and sex? In recent decades, studies of the controversial histories of both intelligence testing and human sexuality in the United States have been ... More


Frontier Living, by Figures Alone

Peter Hegarty

in Gentlemen’s Disagreement: Alfred Kinsey, Lewis Terman, and the Sexual Politics of Smart Men

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226024448
eISBN:
9780226024615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024615.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the statistical representation in Alfred Kinsey’s Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (SBHM), presents a history of statistics in the United States that ends with postwar sampling ... More


Ancient Ascetics and Modern Non-Americans

Peter Hegarty

in Gentlemen’s Disagreement: Alfred Kinsey, Lewis Terman, and the Sexual Politics of Smart Men

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226024448
eISBN:
9780226024615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024615.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the last of the four of Lewis Terman’s criticisms of Alfred Kinsey’s Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (SBHM), which centered on Kinsey’s views about the differences between ... More


Crossing the Catholic Divide: Gender, Sexuality, and Historiography

R. Marie Griffith

in Catholics in the American Century: Recasting Narratives of U.S. History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451409
eISBN:
9780801465642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451409.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at another area of assimilation and distinctiveness: gender and sexuality. It explores how Catholics made up roughly a quarter of the nation's population during the twentieth ... More


A Gentlemen’s Disagreement?

Peter Hegarty

in Gentlemen’s Disagreement: Alfred Kinsey, Lewis Terman, and the Sexual Politics of Smart Men

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226024448
eISBN:
9780226024615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024615.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the history of the explicit disagreement between American sexologist Alfred Kinsey and psychologist Lewis Terman on the issue of the relation between sex and intelligence. It ... More


Queer Individuals: Their Nature and Nurture

Peter Hegarty

in Gentlemen’s Disagreement: Alfred Kinsey, Lewis Terman, and the Sexual Politics of Smart Men

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226024448
eISBN:
9780226024615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024615.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines Lewis Terman’s silence on Alfred Kinsey’s findings about the frequency with which adult men reported homosexual sex in his review of Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (SBHM). It ... More


Gentlemen and Horse Traders

Peter Hegarty

in Gentlemen’s Disagreement: Alfred Kinsey, Lewis Terman, and the Sexual Politics of Smart Men

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226024448
eISBN:
9780226024615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024615.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the relationship between attributions about a scientist’s character and the trustworthiness of scientific knowledge resulting from that scientist’s efforts. It analyzes the ... More


American Sexual Character: Sex, Gender, and National Identity in the Kinsey Reports

Miriam Reumann

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238350
eISBN:
9780520930049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238350.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

When Alfred Kinsey's massive studies Sexual Behavior in the Human Male and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female appeared in 1948 and 1953 respectively, their detailed data spurred an unprecedented ... More


View: