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Body Politics II: Sexuality and Violence Policy

Amy G. Mazur

in Theorizing Feminist Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246724
eISBN:
9780191599859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246726.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the first section, the analysis defines the general feminist aims and parameters of the second type of Body Politics Policy: Sexuality and Violence Policy. It then discusses the range and timing ... More


Consent to Sexual Relations

Alan Wertheimer

in The Ethics of Consent: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335149
eISBN:
9780199866335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335149.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the question of when a person's consent to sexual relations is morally transformative. For example, if one consents while intoxicated or after one has been deceived, is it ... More


Courtship, Sexual Behaviour, and Moral Order

Paul Griffiths

in Youth and Authority: Formative Experiences in England 1560–1640

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204756
eISBN:
9780191676390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204756.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the courtship, sexual behaviour, and household life of youth in Tudor and Stuart England. It analyses the historiography and existing interpretations of sexual behaviour and ... More


The Ethics of Consent: Theory and Practice

Franklin Miller and Alan Wertheimer (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335149
eISBN:
9780199866335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335149.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Consent is a basic component of the ethics of human relations, making permissible a wide range of conduct that would otherwise be wrongful. Consent marks the difference between slavery and ... More


Sexology

Wenqing Kang

in Obsession: Male Same-Sex Relations in China, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099807
eISBN:
9789882207233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099807.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks at the content of various Western sexological writings about homosexuality. The dissemination of this new knowledge across China meant that attention shifted toward sexual ... More


The Right of Intimate Association

Jeffrey M. Shaman

in Equality and Liberty in the Golden Age of State Constitutional Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195334340
eISBN:
9780199868773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334340.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses laws regulating sexual relations between consenting adults (married or not) and laws regulating gay and lesbian sexual relations. At one time, all of the states adopted ... More


New Laws For A New Age

Jonathan Burnside

in God, Justice, and Society: Aspects of Law and Legality in the Bible

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199759217
eISBN:
9780199827084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759217.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter looks at how the biblical laws of marriage, divorce, and sexual relations were interpreted during the Second Temple (or intertestamental) period, with reference to the writers of the ... More


The Regulation of Male Homosexuality in Revolutionary and Napoleonic France, 1789–1815

Michael David Sibalis

in Homosexuality in Modern France

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093032
eISBN:
9780199854493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093032.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the history of the regulation of male homosexuality in France during the period from 1789 to 1815. Consensual sexual relations between adults of the same sex has been legal in ... More


The Making of British Socialism

Mark Bevir

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150833
eISBN:
9781400840281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150833.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book provides a new interpretation of the emergence of British socialism in the late nineteenth century, demonstrating that it was not a working-class movement demanding state action, but a ... More


The Spirit of the Countryside: Mang Ke's Wild Things and Wang Xiaobo's The Golden Years

in From Ah Q to Lei Feng: Freud and Revolutionary Spirit in 20th Century China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804700757
eISBN:
9780804769822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804700757.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Twentieth-century Chinese fiction has tackled the long discourse of the countryside that brought to the fore conflicts between revolution and modernity. One writer who explored the countryside or ... More


The Sex Market and Its Implications for Family Formation

Youm Yoosik and Paik Anthony

in The Sexual Organization of the City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470313
eISBN:
9780226470337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470337.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter investigates the variety and social consequences of sexual-matching strategies employed by men and women in their interactions with sex markets. This issue—how men and women participate ... More


Private Sex

Mark D. West

in Lovesick Japan: Sex * Marriage * Romance * Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449475
eISBN:
9780801461026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449475.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter considers the assumptions of the Japanese judiciary regarding consensual sex, assumptions the Japanese judiciary reveal as they carefully investigate very personal, private matters. It ... More


Weddings and the Control of Marriage *

Lyndal Roper

in The Holy Household: Women and Morals in Reformation Augsburg

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202806
eISBN:
9780191675522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202806.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the transformation of the role of marriage in the society. During the Reformation in Augsburg, marriage was placed at the heart of economic, moral, and social ordering. For ... More


The Economy of Courtship

Laura Gowing

in Domestic Dangers: Women, Words, and Sex in Early Modern London

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207634
eISBN:
9780191677755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207634.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The moral culture of sexual honour centred on the marital relationship. Before the solemnization of marriage, couples came to the court in battles over the establishment of a conjugal relationship, ... More


Conclusion

Ulinka Rublack

in The Crimes of Women in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208860
eISBN:
9780191678165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208860.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The study has shown how sixteenth- and seventeenth-century elites in the southwest Germany used the law to enforce their notions of moral and sexual order, and how this affected ordinary women. Trial ... More


An Intimate History of Early America’s Maritime Empire

Brian Rouleau

in With Sails Whitening Every Sea: Mariners and the Making of an American Maritime Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452338
eISBN:
9780801455087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452338.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores the intimate realm of the U.S. maritime empire and argues that sex and ideas about sexuality were crucial to mediating relations between seamen and the societies overseas ... More


New Women, New Men?

Carrie Hamilton

in Sexual Revolutions in Cuba: Passion, Politics, and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835197
eISBN:
9781469601885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882511_hamilton.8
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents a kitchen conversation in Havana in late 2006, excerpted from the author's research diary. It does not necessarily present any truths about gender and sexual relations in early ... More


Codes and Classes

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/9780198122470.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter deals with patterns in sexual behavior in 19th-century England and Wales. It focuses on the most widespread shifts and stabilities in heterosexual marital and extra-marital sexual ... More


If We Got That Freedom: “Integration” and the Sexual Politics of Southern College Women, 1940–1960

Susan K. Cahn

in Connexions: Histories of Race and Sex in North America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040399
eISBN:
9780252098819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040399.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how the discourse of democracy led female students at black, white, co-ed, and single-sex colleges to agitate against rules and regulations that solidified heterosexual norms. ... More


Conversion, Sex, and Segregation

David Nirenberg

in Neighboring Faiths: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism in the Middle Ages and Today

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226168937
eISBN:
9780226169095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169095.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter looks at how the 1391 massacres/mass conversions of 1391 affected the ways diverse communities of Christians, Muslims, and Jews imagined themselves in terms of each other through ... More


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