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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


‘New Woman’ Fiction

Kate Flint

in The Woman Reader 1837–1914

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121855
eISBN:
9780191671357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121855.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

At first sight, the controversy induced by the emergence of the ‘New Woman’ fiction in the 1890s bears a close similarity to the wave of ... More


Sex, Knowledge, and Receptions of the Past

Kate Fisher and Rebecca Langlands (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199660513
eISBN:
9780191799730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660513.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The chapters in this volume constitute a series of case studies exploring the ways in which claims about the past have been crucial in articulating sexual morals, in driving political, legal, and ... More


Carnal Knowledge

Michael Mason

in The Making of Victorian Sexuality

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122470
eISBN:
9780191671425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122470.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter provides information on the professional sexual knowledge during the Victorian period in England and Wales. There are instances in this period when patients sued their doctors for faulty ... More


Latin Eugenics and Sexual Knowledge in Italy, Spain, and Argentina: International Networks Across the Atlantic

Chiara Beccalossi

in Global History of Sexual Science, 1880-1960

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293373
eISBN:
9780520966673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293373.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter explores how a specific kind of sexology emerged and spread worldwide during the interwar period. Focusing on Italy, Spain, and Argentina, it shows how southern Europe and Latin America ... More


Sex, Latin, and Scholarship: A. E. Housman’s Praefanda

Jennifer Ingleheart

in Masculine Plural: Queer Classics, Sex, and Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198819677
eISBN:
9780191859991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819677.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyses A. E. Housman’s Praefanda, a parallel for Bainbrigge’s subversive, witty, and allusive Latin. Sexuality and scholarship cannot be separated; this chapter deconstructs the ... More


Epilogue: Secrets of the African-American Bisexual Man; or, Double Lives on the Down Low

Scott Herring

in Queering the Underworld: Slumming, Literature, and the Undoing of Lesbian and Gay History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226327907
eISBN:
9780226327921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327921.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

As nineteenth-century secrets of the city morphed into twentieth-century settlement house autobiographies, realist tramping tales, and sensational Sapphic novels, so too have instances of queer ... More


Queering the Underworld: Slumming, Literature, and the Undoing of Lesbian and Gay History

Scott Herring

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226327907
eISBN:
9780226327921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327921.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

At the start of the twentieth century, tales of “how the other half lives” experienced a surge in popularity. People looking to go slumming without leaving home turned to these narratives for ... More


Smoke from Fire: Desire and Secrecy in Auki, Solomon Islands

Holly Buchanan-Aruwafu and Rose Maebiru

in Making Sense of AIDS: Culture, Sexuality, and Power in Melanesia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831936
eISBN:
9780824869229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831936.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter looks beyond the numbers about HIV to the nuances of desire among young people and the contexts of their lives in order to provide a fuller understanding of the experiences and ... More


Rimming the Renaissance

James M. Bromley

in Sex before Sex: Figuring the Act in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680764
eISBN:
9781452948560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680764.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on anal-oral contact (anilingus), colloquially referred to as rimming or rimjobs. It examines early modern texts that map references to rimming and its function toward alternate ... More


Bestiality in the Bay of Naples: The Herculaneum Pan and Goat Statue

Kate Fisher and Rebecca Langlands

in Sex, Knowledge, and Receptions of the Past

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199660513
eISBN:
9780191799730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660513.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on the marble statue of Pan having sex with a goat, which in the first century CE stood in the garden of the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum, and has been an object of ... More


“Invisible Sex!”: What Looks Like the Act in Early Modern Drama?

Christine Varnado

in Sex before Sex: Figuring the Act in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680764
eISBN:
9781452948560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680764.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the different aspects of the construction of sexual knowledge, and examines the imaginative possibilities and erotic identifications that structure modern readings of early ... More


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