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Uniform Title Powers of desire
Title Desire : the politics of sexuality / edited by Ann Snitow, Christine Stansell and Sharon Thompson ; preface to the British edition Rosalind Coward
Published London : Virago, 1984


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Description xvii, 429 pages ; 20 cm
Series New feminist library
Virago non-fiction
New feminist library (London, England)
Contents SECTION II. 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 III. Sexual revolutions. 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 IV. 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 V. 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 VI. 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
Preface to the British edition / Rosalind Coward -- Introduction / Ann Snitow, Christine Stansell, Sharon Thompson
SECTION I. 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 Sex relations - Feminist viewpoints
Notes Originally published: New York : Monthly Review Press, 1983
Sex relations. - Feminist viewpoints (BNB/PRECIS)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Originally published New York : Monthly Review Press, 1983
Subject Power (Social sciences)
Sex -- History -- 19th century.
Sex -- History -- 20th century.
Author Snitow, Ann Barr, 1943-
Stansell, Christine.
Thompson, Sharon.
LC no. 87672998
ISBN 0860685268 (paperback)
OTHER TI Powers of desire
Other Titles Powers of desire