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Desire’s Hunger and Plato the Regulator

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/9780520235991.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter addresses the features of human sexuality that Plato aims to regulate more closely. It focuses on Plato's sexual regulations, the conception of genital and reproductive urges that ... More


The reach of the ‘unco guid’

Tanya Cheadle

in Sexual Progressives: Reimagining Intimacy in Scotland, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526125255
eISBN:
9781526152060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526125262.00006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter provides a contextual overview of the regulation of sexuality in nineteenth-century Scotland. The stark Calvinism instituted by the Scottish Reformation had created an enduring sense ... More


Heinrich Kaan's "Psychopathia Sexualis" (1844): A Classic Text in the History of Sexuality

Heinrich Kaan

Benjamin A. Haynes (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704604
eISBN:
9781501706103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704604.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Heinrich Kaan’s fascinating work—part medical treatise, part sexual taxonomy, part activist statement, and part anti-onanist tract—takes us back to the origins of sexology. He links the sexual ... More


The History of Sex, Order, and Conflict in Sierra Leone

Megan H. Mackenzie

in Female Soldiers in Sierra Leone: Sex, Security, and Post-Conflict Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814761373
eISBN:
9780814771259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814761373.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter provides an overview of the history of Sierra Leone with a focus on gender ordering and sexual regulation. A look at secret societies can provide some insights into historical and ... More


Policing Interracial Sex: Mapping Black Male Location in Chicago during the Progressive Era

Rashad Shabazz

in Spatializing Blackness: Architectures of Confinement and Black Masculinity in Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039645
eISBN:
9780252097737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039645.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how carceral power became a permanent fixture in Black Chicago during the Progressive Era. It documents the rise of policing in the Black Belt and shows how carceral power ... More


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