Sex, Politics and Society: The Regulations of Sexuality by Jeffrey Weeks

By Jeffrey Weeks

A pioneering research which has turn into a longtime vintage in its box, Sex, Politics and Society presents a lucid and finished research of the adjustments of British sexual lifestyles from 1800 to the current. those alterations are firmly positioned within the wider context of social swap, from industrialization and the event of Empire throughout the institution of the welfare country to the increase of recent social routine, corresponding to feminism and homosexual liberation, and new varieties of social conservatism.


Now absolutely revised and up-to-date, and with a brand new bankruptcy bringing the tale correct modern, this new version considers:



  • the transformation of the sexual international via globalization and the web

  • the altering influence of the AIDS pandemic during the last thirty years

  • the impression of recent currents in social and cultural conception at the research of sexuality

  • the slow depoliticization and mainstreaming of sexuality inside of historic study

Combining wealthy empirical aspect with cutting edge theoretical insights, Sex, Politics and Society continues to be on the innovative of the topic and this 3rd variation will motivate and impress an entire new new release of readers in historical past, sociology, social coverage, and the research of sexuality.

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