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Child Sexual Abuse

Steven Angelides

in The Fear of Child Sexuality: Young People, Sex, and Agency

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226648460
eISBN:
9780226648774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648774.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In the 1970s and 1980s the child protection lobby and feminism spearheaded a sex panic about child sexual abuse. Patriarchal social structures, institutions, and ideas were overhauled, exploitative ... More


Making a Virtue of Complicity: Haywood's Scandal Fiction

Toni Bowers

in Force or Fraud: British Seduction Stories and the Problem of Resistance, 1660-1760

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592135
eISBN:
9780191725340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592135.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter demonstrates the role of Eliza Haywood's Love in Excess (1719–20) and several shorter works of amatory fiction including Lasselia (1723), The Lucky Rape (1727), and The Padlock (1728) ... More


I Only Do It for the Money: Pornography, Prostitution, and the Business of Sex

Linda LeMoncheck

in Loose Women, Lecherous Men: A Feminist Philosophy of Sex

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195105568
eISBN:
9780199852949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105568.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Feminists from a variety of theoretical backgrounds target the sex industry as a paradigm of the institutionalized sexual subordination of women. Liberal feminists, who believe women's sexual ... More


Sexting

Steven Angelides

in The Fear of Child Sexuality: Young People, Sex, and Agency

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226648460
eISBN:
9780226648774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648774.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In recent years Western societies have seen an explosion of anxiety about teenage sexting. Legislators have been racing to draft laws that keep pace with advances in new technologies for the exchange ... More


Seduction Stories in Seventeenth‐Century Literary History

Toni Bowers

in Force or Fraud: British Seduction Stories and the Problem of Resistance, 1660-1760

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592135
eISBN:
9780191725340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592135.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter considers the genealogy of seduction stories prior to the late seventeenth century, demonstrating that female sexual agency emerges early as a peculiarly complex and generative problem. ... More


In Hot Pursuit of Sexual Liberation: Should a Woman Be Promiscuous?

Linda LeMoncheck

in Loose Women, Lecherous Men: A Feminist Philosophy of Sex

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195105568
eISBN:
9780199852949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105568.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Promiscuous sex evokes visions of sex with many different partners, and sex with many different partners in an era of AIDS is believed to be incautious at best, morally reprehensible at worst. ... More


Working It: Prostitution and the Social Construction of Sexual Desire

Carisa R. Showden

in Choices Women Make: Agency in Domestic Violence, Assisted Reproduction, and Sex Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816655953
eISBN:
9781452946092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816655953.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the interplay between agency, victimization, and social construction of sexual desire for the practice of women’s agency in sex work. Sexuality, in application to sex work, ... More


I’m Grown up now: Female Sexual Authorship and Coming of Age in Pornographic Adaptations of Lewis Carroll’s Alice Books

Laura Helen Marks

in Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042140
eISBN:
9780252050886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042140.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores pornographic constructions of female sexual agency through the character of Lewis Carroll’s Alice. These films use the Alice narrative to play out fantasies of womanly sexual ... More


The Fear of Child Sexuality: Young People, Sex, and Agency

Steven Angelides

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226648460
eISBN:
9780226648774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648774.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Sexuality is arguably the most highly cherished marker delineating the boundaries between childhood and adulthood in anglophone societies. When the boundaries between childhood innocence (or innocent ... More


What Is a Feminist Philosophy of Sex?

Linda LeMoncheck

in Loose Women, Lecherous Men: A Feminist Philosophy of Sex

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195105568
eISBN:
9780199852949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105568.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Feminist philosophy is a discipline rich in its diversity of speculative argument and practical politics. Both ancient and contemporary traditions in the philosophy of sex can be characterized by ... More


Introduction

Amy Adele Hasinoff

in Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038983
eISBN:
9780252096969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038983.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book explores the debate over sexting—the creation and sharing of personal sexual images or text messages via mobile phones or internet applications, including Facebook, Snapchat, and email— and ... More


Introduction

Linda LeMoncheck

in Loose Women, Lecherous Men: A Feminist Philosophy of Sex

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195105568
eISBN:
9780199852949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105568.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This book introduces a feminist philosophy of sex whose express purpose is to advance the dialogue among the competing viewpoints on women's sexual liberation. It argues that a philosophical and ... More


Rethinking Sites of Caribbean Rebellion and Freedom

Angelique V. Nixon

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628462180
eISBN:
9781626746039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462180.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The book ends with a deeper reflection on what it means to understand sites of resistance and rebellion through an analysis the potential of art tourism and the politics of sex and sexual labor in ... More


Conclusion

Amy Adele Hasinoff

in Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038983
eISBN:
9780252096969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038983.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book has explored three dominant problems in how people tend to think about sexting: that sexting is a crime, that adolescents sext because they are biologically irrational and irresponsible, ... More


Power Dynamics at College Parties

Jennifer Beste

in College Hookup Culture and Christian Ethics: The Lives and Longings of Emerging Adults

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190268503
eISBN:
9780190268534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190268503.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Undergraduate ethnographers analyzed the power dynamics among different social groups at parties, attending to race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender. Based on their observations, they ... More


Second Thoughts

William Olmsted

in The Censorship Effect: Baudelaire, Flaubert, and the Formation of French Modernism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190238636
eISBN:
9780190238650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238636.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The chapter examines the effect of the interaction between state-imposed and self-imposed censorship on Baudelaire’s poetry. On one side, Baudelaire revised the 1861 edition of Les Fleurs du Mal to ... More


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