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Unspeakable: A Life beyond Sexual Morality

Rachel Hope Cleves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226733531
eISBN:
9780226733678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226733678.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The sexual exploitation of children by adults has a long, fraught history. Yet how cultures have reacted to it is shaped by a range of forces, beliefs, and norms, like any other social phenomenon. ... More


Child Maltreatment

Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky

in Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165180
eISBN:
9780199864966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165180.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores a variety of issues and concerns relating to the maltreatment of children. It begins with an examination of the social and historical context in which society views and treats ... More


Moral Crusades: Prostitution and Homosexuality

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/9780199279586.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores prominent press crusades on prostitution and homosexuality. There were fluctuations in the extent and nature of the coverage of prostitution — concern was particularly intense ... More


On the Run

Rachel Hope Cleves

in Unspeakable: A Life beyond Sexual Morality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226733531
eISBN:
9780226733678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226733678.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The rise of Italian Fascism threatened the expatriate queer community in Florence. Italy's invasion of Ethiopia in 1935 led the United Kingdom to impose sanctions against the country, heightening ... More


Pinorman versus Grand Man

Rachel Hope Cleves

in Unspeakable: A Life beyond Sexual Morality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226733531
eISBN:
9780226733678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226733678.003.0024
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In 1954, two rivaling biographies of Norman Douglas came out within the span of months. Richard Aldington, who had first announced his intention to write a biography of Douglas in 1941, released his ... More


Looking Back

Rachel Hope Cleves

in Unspeakable: A Life beyond Sexual Morality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226733531
eISBN:
9780226733678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226733678.003.0025
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The ongoing conversation about Norman Douglas in the decades after his death reveal changing attitudes towards adult-child sex. The relaxation of censorship laws and the relaxation of standards of ... More


Prevailing Voices in Debates over Child Prostitution

Heather Montgomery

in Policing Pleasure: Sex Work, Policy, and the State in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785089
eISBN:
9780814785102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785089.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the debates over child prostitution, with particular emphasis on the way in which the image of the “perfect” child prostitute was constructed in Thailand and the West compared ... More


Conclusion: #MeFirst: Undemocratic Hedonism

Joseph J. Fischel

in Screw Consent: A Better Politics of Sexual Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295407
eISBN:
9780520968172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295407.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In the conclusion, I propose that thinking with autonomy and access, while thinking against consent, might reframe some of the central ethical and political questions #MeToo raises. For while some ... More


Immoral, Impure, Atheist Artists?: Developing a neo-Nietzschean Critical Ethos for the Twenty-first Century

Adrian May

in From Bataille to Badiou: Lignes, the Preservation of Radical French Thought, 1987-2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940438
eISBN:
9781789629118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940438.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter identifies the literary neo-Nietzschean critical ethos that defined the review from its opening issues, whilst also tracing how this ethos shifted in response to changes in the French ... More


Sexual Danger and the Age of the Paedophile

Mathew Thomson

in Lost Freedom: The Landscape of the Child and the British Post-War Settlement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677481
eISBN:
9780191757006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677481.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the threat of sexual molestation. It demonstrates that up until the 1970s this was a far less significant factor behind the segregation of children than was traffic. Indeed, the ... More


Social Hierarchy and the Context Specificity of Thai Attitudes towards Male Homosexuality and Kathoeys

Peter A. Jackson

in First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter details how Thai attitudes to homosexuality and transgenderism vary according to social context. Ethnographic accounts of the supposed “loose structuring” of Thai culture and of the ... More


Evolution and Theodicy in Blood Meridian

Christopher Douglas

in If God Meant to Interfere: American Literature and the Rise of the Christian Right

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702112
eISBN:
9781501703539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702112.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter reviews Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian. Its opening pages introduce the character of Judge Holden at an evangelical tent revival meeting held in Nacogdoches, Texas in 1849. The ... More


“Ne Touche Pas Mes Enfants!”: A Woman’s Campaign against Pedophilia in Morocco

Ginger Feather

in Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479846641
eISBN:
9781479856961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479846641.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

In this chapter, Ginger Feather discusses the rise in efforts to defend victims of child sexual abuse in Morocco. She describes how Najia Adib, a mother whose son was sexually abused in day care, ... More


Legal and Moral Implications of Child Sex Robots

Litska Strikwerda

in Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036689
eISBN:
9780262341981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036689.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers the legal and moral implications of creating sex robots that look and act like children. It does so by addressing the analogy between child sex robots and virtual child ... More


Assessment and interviewing skills

Susannah Fairweather

in Oxford Assess and Progress: Psychiatry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199665662
eISBN:
9780191918322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199665662.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Psychiatry is unique as a specialty. In the past century, medical technology has advanced at breakneck speed supporting diagnostic refinement, yet this has had limited impact in the area of mental ... More


The moral crusade against paedophilia

Frank Furedi

in Revisiting Moral Panics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447321859
eISBN:
9781447321880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321859.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The focus of this chapter is the transformation of the threat of paedophilia into a permanent focus of moral outrage. It explores the moral landscape that has turned the child predator into the ... More


The Arcadie Years, 1973–1978

in Living in Arcadia: Homosexuality, Politics, and Morality in France from the Liberation to AIDS

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226389257
eISBN:
9780226389288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389288.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Arcadie had been holding banquets for eighteen years, but the one it held in November 1972 was reported for the first time by the newspaper Le Monde. The novelist Jean-Louis Bory, who delivered the ... More


Neuromatrices and Networks

in French Post-Modern Masculinities: From Neuromatrices to Seropositivity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312151
eISBN:
9781846315282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315282.003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the reactions of three French authors to the fragmentation or the dépassement of the subject as it turns into the post-human: Maurice G. Dantec, Fabrice Neaud, and Nicolas ... More


Avuncular ambiguity: Ethical virtue in Iris Murdoch’s The Black Prince (1973 and Simone de Beauvoir’s The Mandarins (1954)

Miles Leeson

in Incest in contemporary literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526122162
eISBN:
9781526138767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122162.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter will be twofold. Firstly an examination of the narrative place of incest within both Murdoch’s and de Beauvoir’s work and questioning the role of the ephebophilic attitudes of the ... More


Neuroscience, Deviant Appetites, and the Criminal Law

Colin Gavaghan

in Neuroscience and Legal Responsibility

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199925605
eISBN:
9780199332939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925605.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Attempts to measure sexual appetites for legal purposes, while by no means novel, have been rendered particularly topical by some recent high profile controversies. At the same time, a number of ... More


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