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Global History of Sexual Science, 1880-1960

Veronika Fuechtner, Douglas E. Haynes, and Ryan M. Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293373
eISBN:
9780520966673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293373.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Starting in the late nineteenth century, scholars and activists all over the world suddenly began to insist that understandings of sex be based on science. As Japanese and Indian sexologists ... More


‘A beauty treatment that leaves us glowing’? Female masturbation and its consequences

Diane Mason

in The Secret Vice: Masturbation in Victorian Fiction and Medical Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077142
eISBN:
9781781701089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077142.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter begins to take a broader look at the way the symptoms of masturbation can be seen to map over those of other conditions. The chapter commences with a detailed consideration of Victorian ... More


Disability’s Other: The Production of “Normal Men” in Midcentury America

Anna Creadick

in Phallacies: Historical Intersections of Disability and Masculinity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190458997
eISBN:
9780190459024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458997.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The notion of “disability” relies on the concept of “normal.” Like disability, normality has a traceable history as an epistemological category. The mobilization of soldiers during World War II and, ... More


Reproduction by Design: Sex, Robots, Trees, and Test-Tube Babies in Interwar Britain

Angus McLaren

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226560694
eISBN:
9780226560717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226560717.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Modernity in interwar Europe frequently took the form of a preoccupation with mechanizing the natural; fears and fantasies revolved around the notion that the boundaries between people and machines ... More


Motifs in Sexual Science

Ralph M. Leck

in Vita Sexualis: Karl Ulrichs and the Origins of Sexual Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040009
eISBN:
9780252098185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040009.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter places Ulrichs' scholarship within the larger constellation of sexual science. The major motifs discussed here include: the methodology of the case study, debates as to whether sexual ... More


Normalizing the Marquis de Sade: Iwan Bloch and Historical Sexology

Ralph M. Leck

in Vita Sexualis: Karl Ulrichs and the Origins of Sexual Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040009
eISBN:
9780252098185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040009.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter recognizes Iwan Bloch as the first sexual theorist since Ulrichs to rebuke sexual degeneration as a viable scientific hypothesis. Bloch accomplished this deconstruction via the invention ... More


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