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Narrative Engagement and Stories of Sexual Identity: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Sexual Lives

Phillip L. Hammack and Bertram J. Cohler

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses a theoretical approach to the study of sexual lives that takes history, discourse, and culture seriously. Central to this perspective is the idea of narrative engagement. It is ... More


The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Phillip L. Hammack and Bertram J. Cohler (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

When viewed through the broad lens of social history, the story of sexual identity across place and time is infused with extraordinary contextual specificity. Different cultures in different ... More


History, Narrative, and Sexual Identity: Gay Liberation and Postwar Movements for Sexual Freedom in the United States

Benjamin Shepard

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews competing narratives of queer sexuality during the postwar years. It begins with the intermingling Cold War red and lavender scares over communism and sexual perversion, ... More


Phases of Life

S.C. Dube

in The Kamar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077312
eISBN:
9780199081158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077312.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the events that comprise the normal lifecycle of a Kamar. It begins with child-birth, which is considered an event of great sociological significance. It relates the things a ... More


Michel Foucault's Sexuality and the History of Homosexuality in France

Robert A. Nye

in Homosexuality in Modern France

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093032
eISBN:
9780199854493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093032.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines philosopher Michel Foucault's views on sexuality and the history of homosexuality in France. It argues that analyzing simultaneously Foucault's sexual life as a gay French male ... More


Bisexualities, Sexual Cultures, and HIV Prevention Programs for Latino Men in New York City

Miguel MuÑoz-Laboy and Richard Parker

in AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034317
eISBN:
9780813039312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034317.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

There is only very limited research on the sexual landscapes of Latino bisexuals. This is in part due to the structural barriers confronted by expressions of bisexuality in Latino cultures in the ... More


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

Amanda H. Littauer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book looks at mid-century American sex and culture. It traces the origins of the “sexual revolution” of the 1960s. The book argues that sexual liberation was much more than a reaction to 1950s ... More


Sexual Capital and the Private Lives of Mistresses

Nina Kushner

in Erotic Exchanges: The World of Elite Prostitution in Eighteenth-Century Paris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451560
eISBN:
9780801470691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451560.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the sexual intimate private lives of kept women. The dividing line between the private and professional sexual lives of mistresses is unclear. Husbands pimped their wives. ... More


The Repoliticization of AIDS

Virginia Berridge

in AIDS in the UK: The Making of Policy, 1981-1994

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204725
eISBN:
9780191676376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204725.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the phase when the meaning of AIDS as a disease gradually changed and health politicians changed. The idea of a national survey of sexual life-styles had originated in several ... More


Introduction: Sex, Politics, and Oral History in Cuba

Carrie Hamilton

in Sexual Revolutions in Cuba: Passion, Politics, and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835197
eISBN:
9781469601885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882511_hamilton.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book presents an exploration of the history of sexuality in Cuba from the triumph of the Revolution in 1959 to the early twenty-first century. During these five decades the Cuban revolutionary ... More


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