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Object Matters: Condoms, Adolescence and Time

Nicole Vitellone

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075681
eISBN:
9781781700877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075681.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

During the mid-1980s, the object of the condom became associated with the prevention of HIV/AIDS. This book investigates the consequences of this shift in the object's meaning. Focusing on the US, ... More


Sex Researcher

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/9780252042614.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In the years 1934-40, Gershon Legman defined his life’s work and taught himself the skills he would use in his richly productive research career. Moving to New York City after graduating high school, ... 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


Afterword the Production of Knowledge on Sexuality in the Aids Era: Some Issues, Opportunities, and Challenges

Richard Parker, Regina Maria Barbosa, and Peter Aggleton

in Framing the Sexual Subject: The Politics of Gender, Sexuality, and Power

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520218369
eISBN:
9780520922754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218369.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter assesses some key challenges that have recently emerged in sex research. It argues that in the wake of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and with the consolidation of agenda linked to the promotion ... More


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