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Title Powers of desire : the politics of sexuality / edited by Ann Snitow, Christine Stansell, and Sharon Thompson
Published New York : Monthly Review Press, [1983]


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Description 489 pages ; 22 cm
Series New feminist library
New feminist library.
Contents Introduction / Ann Snitow, Christine Stansell, Sharon Thompson -- Section I. The capitalist paradox : expanding and contracting pleasures -- Sex and society : a research note from social history and anthropology / Ellen Ross and Rayna Rapp -- "Charity Girls" and city pleasures : historical notes on working-class sexuality, 1880-1920 / Kathy Peiss -- Marching to a different drummer : lesbian and gay GIs in World War II / Allan Bérubé -- Capitalism and gay identity / John D'Emilio -- Section II. Sexual revolution -- Family, sexual morality, and popular movements in turn-of-the-century America / Barbara Epstein -- Feminism, men, and modern love : Greenwich Village, 1900-1925 / Ellen Kay Trimberger -- The new woman and the rationalization of sexuality in Weimar Germany / Atina Grossmann -- Section III. The institution of heterosexuality -- Compulsory heterosexuality and lesbian existence / Adrienne Rich -- Russian working women : sexuality in bonding patterns and the politics of daily life / Anne Bobroff -- They're always curious / Irena Klepfisz -- The Afro-American female : the historical context of the construction of sexual identity / Rennie Simson -- I just came out pregnant / Felicita Garcia -- Mass market romance : pornography for women is different / Ann Barr Snitow -- Issues and answers / Myra Goldberg -- Garden paths, descents / Sharon Thompson -- Section IV. Domination, submission, and the unconscious -- Master and slave : the fantasy of erotic domination / Jessica Benjamin -- Outside the operating room of the sex-change doctor / Sharon Olds -- Movie / Nancy Harrison -- Street dream #1 / Sharon Thompson -- Is the gaze male? / E. Ann Kaplan -- "The mind that burns in each body" : women, rape, and racial violence / Jacquelyn Dowd Hall -- Hearts of darkness / Barbara Omolade -- Section V. On sexual openness -- Gender systems, ideology, and sex research / Carole S. Vance -- The teacher / Carole Rosenthal -- What we're rollin around in bed with : sexual silences in feminism / Amber Hollibaugh and Cherríe Moraga -- In the morning / Jayne Cortez -- Bestiary / Sharon Olds -- A story of a girl and her dog / Alix Kates Shulman -- Section VI. Current controversies -- Male vice and female virtue : feminism and the politics of prostitution in nineteenth-century Britain / Judith R. Walkowitz -- The new feminism of Yin and Yang / Alice Echols -- Feminism, moralism, and pornography / Ellen Willis -- My mother liked to fuck / Joan Nestle -- Abortion : is a woman a person? / Elen Willis -- The fear that feminism will free men first / Deirdre English
Analysis Power (Social sciences)
Sex -- History -- 19th century
Sex -- History -- 20th century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Description based on print version record
Subject Power (Social sciences)
Sex -- History -- 19th century.
Sex -- History -- 20th century.
Author Snitow, Ann Barr, 1943-
Stansell, Christine.
Thompson, Sharon.
LC no. 82048037
ISBN 0853456097