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Birth Control, Sex, and Marriage in Britain 1918-1960

Kate Fisher

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267361
eISBN:
9780191708299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267361.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The early 20th century witnessed a revolution in contraceptive behaviour as the large Victorian family disappeared. This book offers a new perspective on the gender relations, sexual attitudes, and ... More


English Sexuality in the Twentieth Century: Ignorance, Silence, and Gendered Sexual Cultures

Hera Cook

in The Long Sexual Revolution: English Women, Sex, and Contraception 1800-1975

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199252183
eISBN:
9780191719240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252183.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter provides a summary of changing sexual behaviour and attitudes in the first two thirds of the 20th century. It shows that English sexual mores were shaped by ignorance of physical ... More


‘Conferring a Premium on the Destruction of Female Morals’: Fertility Control and Sexuality in the Early to Mid-Nineteenth Century

Hera Cook

in The Long Sexual Revolution: English Women, Sex, and Contraception 1800-1975

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199252183
eISBN:
9780191719240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252183.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the interaction between the need for fertility control, male and female sexual desire, and the vulnerability created by the dependent economic status of mothers. In the 19th ... More


Power, Sex, and Empire

David J. Mattingly

in Imperialism, Power, and Identity: Experiencing the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160177
eISBN:
9781400848270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160177.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the workings of power on the body and the centrality of power as a sociological and historical theme. It explores the dynamics of power in imperial situations and assesses the ... More


Knowing Girls: Gender and Learning in School-Based Sexuality Education

Jessica Fields

in Sexual Inequalities and Social Justice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520246140
eISBN:
9780520939141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246140.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter researches different comprehensions of sexual knowledge and female sexuality, compiled by advocates, educators, and students, in sexuality education and related debates. All observations ... More


Conservative Christians in the “Sexual Revolution”

in The Truth about Conservative Christians: What They Think and What They Believe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306629
eISBN:
9780226306759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306759.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses two questions: (1) Are the sexual attitudes and behaviors of Conservative Protestants significantly different from those of other Americans, especially Mainline Protestants? ... More


Sex Power is God Power: Paschal Beverly Randolph and the Birth of Sex Magic in Victorian America

Hugh B. Urban

in Magia Sexualis: Sex, Magic, and Liberation in Modern Western Esotericism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247765
eISBN:
9780520932883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247765.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter looks at the first known example of a truly sophisticated and well-documented system of sexual magic, the work of Paschal Beverly Randolph, providing a brief background on Randolph and ... More


Family and Welfare

Brian Harrison

in Seeking a Role: The United Kingdom 1951-1970

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199605132
eISBN:
9780191804618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605132.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter first considers changes in sexual attitudes and conduct, and a shift in the role of women. It then turns to changes in childhood and the evolution of public welfare and health, before ... More


The Asymmetry of Cultural versus Genetic Reproduction

Robert A. Paul

in Mixed Messages: Cultural and Genetic Inheritance in the Constitution of Human Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226240725
eISBN:
9780226241050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241050.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The incompatibility of cultural and genetic reproduction results in anti-sexual attitudes and institutions in human social life; these may be seen as varying ways in which a socio-cultural system ... More


The Indian Psyche

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited: Conversations on Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195689440
eISBN:
9780199080342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Ramin Jahanbegloo interviews Sudhir Kakar, India's leading psychoanalyst. Focusing on the Indian psyche, Jahanbegloo and Kakar discuss the political and social distortions of religious thinking in ... More


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