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‘When the Kissing has to Stop’: Children, Sexual Behaviour, and the Criminal Law

Heather Keating

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

There are, perhaps, few areas where our confused and conflicting constructions of childhood are brought into such profound tension as that concerning the law relating to consensual sexual behaviour ... More


Gay Directors, Gay Films?: Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, John Waters

Emanuel Levy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231152761
eISBN:
9780231526531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152761.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Through intimate encounters with the life and work of five contemporary gay male directors, this book develops a framework for interpreting what it means to make a gay film or adopt a gay point of ... More


Queens, Eunuchs and Concubines in Islamic History, 661-1257

Taef El-Azhari

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423182
eISBN:
9781474476751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423182.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The book provides a critical and systematic analyses of the role of queens, eunuchs and concubines in medieval Islamic history. Spanning over six centuries. It explores gender and sexual politics and ... More


Writing the Survivor: The Rape Novel in Late Twentieth-Century American Fiction

Robin E. Field

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781942954835
eISBN:
9781800341838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954835.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Writing the Survivor: The Rape Novel in Late Twentieth-Century American Fiction identifies a new genre of American fiction, the rape novel, that recenters narratives of sexual violence on the ... More


Desexualisation in Later Life: The Limits of Sex and Intimacy

Paul Simpson, Paul Reynolds, and Trish Hafford-Letchfield (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447355465
eISBN:
9781447355519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355465.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This multi-disciplinary volume brings together international scholarship from across cultural studies, humanities and social sciences. It involves critical review of a comparatively neglected issue – ... More


Against Sex: Identities of Sexual Restraint in Early America

Kara M. French

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781469662145
eISBN:
9781469662169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469662145.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

How much sex should a person have? With whom? What do we make of people who choose not to have sex at all? As present as these questions are today, they were subjects of intense debate in the early ... More


New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Gul Ozyegin

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

As Turkey pushes for its place in the global pecking order and embraces neoliberal capitalism, the nation has seen a period of unprecedented shifts in political, religious, and gender and sexual ... More


Pitcairn Island Law: A Peculiar Case of the Diffusion of the Common Law

Gordon Woodman

in Justice, Legality and the Rule of Law: Lessons from the Pitcairn Prosecutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199568666
eISBN:
9780191721595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568666.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers some of the difficulties in determining what was the law of Pitcairn at the time the offences were committed and tried. The law of Pitcairn is not necessarily the same as the ... More


The Autonomy of Pleasure: "Libertines, License, and Sexual Revolution"

James A. Steintrager

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231151580
eISBN:
9780231540872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151580.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What would happen if pleasure were made the organizing principle for social relations and sexual pleasure ruled over all? Radical French libertines experimented clandestinely with this idea during ... More


Conclusion

Angela Marinari

in Restorative Justice for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447357933
eISBN:
9781447357964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447357933.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The text has answered the question, when it comes to restorative justice for survivors of sexual abuse – does it have to be with the abuser? By proposing restorative justice processes with enablers ... More


Conclusion

Francisca Yuenki Lai

in Maid to Queer: Asian Labor Migration and Female Same-Sex Desires

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9789888528332
eISBN:
9789888268115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528332.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This study has enriched the scholarship of Asian labor migration by creating representation for migrant workers who are not satisfied with confinement to the roles of wife and mother. It also ... More


Introduction

Gul Ozyegin

in New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Overviewing transformations in Turkish society since its inception as a republic in 1923, the introduction provides a historical and theoretical frame for understanding the book's principal actors: ... More


Conclusion

Gul Ozyegin

in New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The conclusion intertwines a review of the book's principal themes and theoretical arguments with details of the author's own coming of age in a staunchly secular Turkish household in the 1960s and ... More


Kinsey’s Bibliographer

Susan G. Davis

in Dirty Jokes and Bawdy Songs: The Uncensored Life of Gershon Legman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042614
eISBN:
9780252051456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042614.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In the early 1940s, Legman’s work with Robert L. Dickinson led to a job with University of Indiana biology professor Alfred C. Kinsey. This chapter shows Legman working as a bibliographer and rare ... More


Sex and the Nazi Soldier: Violent, Commercial and Consensual Encounters during the War in the Soviet Union, 1941-45

Regina Mühlhäuser

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474459075
eISBN:
9781474496445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459075.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Sex and the Nazi Soldier is the first monograph that comprehensively examines rape and other forms of sexual violence perpetrated by German Wehrmacht soldiers and SS troops in the occupied Soviet ... More


The Color of Kink: Black Women, BDSM, and Pornography

Ariane Cruz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479809288
eISBN:
9781479899425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809288.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Color of Kink explores black women's representations and performances within American pornography and BDSM (bondage and discipline, domination and submission, and sadism and masochism) from the ... More


Cape Fear

Rob Daniel

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800857018
eISBN:
9781800852990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800857018.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Can a film made in one genre be better understood by viewing it as another? This book investigates this question in relation to Martin Scorsese’s 1991 remake of Cape Fear. Scorsese approached the ... More


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


Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora, and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture

Angelique V. Nixon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628462180
eISBN:
9781626746039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462180.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Resisting Paradise asserts the importance of both tourism and diaspora in shaping Caribbean cultural and sexual identity. It examines Caribbean cultural producers who contend with the region’s ... More


Coda: Out of Time

Susan Potter

in Queer Timing: The Emergence of Lesbian Sexuality in Early Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042461
eISBN:
9780252051302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042461.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This coda draws attention not only to the opacity of sexuality but its complex ordering across multiple, dynamic registers. It instigates a close reading of a digital fragment from the archive of ... More


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