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‘The Spontaneous Feeling of Shame’: Masturbation and Freud 1930–1940

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/9780199252183.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

The anxiety regarding masturbation peaked in the early interwar period at which time shame was regarded as a natural result of the practice of masturbation even by sexual reformers. In this period, ... More


Challenging the Normal and the Perverse: Feminist Speculations on Sexual Preference

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/9780195105568.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The “loose women” described in this book pose a threat to patriarchy by challenging the constraints of monogamy imposed on women by an androcentric heterosexuality. However, women in search of sexual ... More


The Fornicating Justice of Epiphanes

Kathy L. Gaca

in The Making of Fornication: Eros, Ethics, and Political Reform in Greek Philosophy and Early Christianity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235991
eISBN:
9780520929463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235991.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Epiphanes and Clement think their respective views of sexual morality and social order reflect the true spirit of Christianity. In this chapter, the historical significance of the disputation for ... More


The Symbolic-Consequences Argument in the Sex Robot Debate

John Danaher

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/9780262036689.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines a common objection to sex robots: the symbolic-consequences argument. According to this argument sex robots are problematic because they symbolise something disturbing about our ... More


Sex in an ideology of love

Torbjörn Bildtgård and Peter Öberg

in Intimacy and Ageing: New Relationships in Later Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447326496
eISBN:
9781447326526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326496.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Until recently the sex life of older people was more or less invisible in family and gerontological research. This chapter contributes to breaking this silence by focusing on the role and meaning of ... More


Conclusion

Roger Davidson

in Illicit and Unnatural Practices: The Law, Sex and Society in Scotland since 1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474441193
eISBN:
9781474459877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441193.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The conclusion explores the implications of this volume for an understanding of the interplay between the law, sex and society in Scotland since 1900. An outstanding feature is the degree to which ... More


Are College Students Happy in Contemporary Party and Hookup Culture?

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/9780190268503.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Are students happy and fulfilled at college parties? Four perspectives emerged from ethnographers’ analyses: 10% answered in the affirmative; 29% reported that some peers appeared happy, others ... More


Faulkner's Sexualities

Annette Trefzer and Ann J. Abadie (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735604
eISBN:
9781621033318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735604.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

William Faulkner grew up and began his writing career during a time of great cultural upheaval, especially in the realm of sexuality, where every normative notion of identity and relationship was ... More


Topographies of Queer Popular Culture

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/UPO9781846315282.004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the social constructs of post-queer masculinity as it is portrayed in relatively more popular novels or autofictions and in films by directors such as Sébastien Lifshitz, ... More


Demystifying Democracy in the Dalit–Bahujan, Adivasi, and Feminist Discourses

Krishna Swamy Dara

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the role of democracy and feminism in Indian political thought based on adivasi and Dalit-bahujan discourses. It explores the question of Buddhist identity through works on ... More


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