Transformation of Intimacy Love, Sexuality and Eroticism in Modern Societies

Heftet / 1992 / Engelsk

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9780745610139
Publisert
1992
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Polity Press
Aldersnivå
05, 06, UU, UP, P
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Engelsk
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Heftet
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250
Høyde
229 mm
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152 mm
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Transformation of Intimacy Love, Sexuality and Eroticism in Modern Societies

Heftet / 1992 / Engelsk
The sexual revolution - an evocative term, but what meaning can be given to it today? How did "sexuality" come into being and what connections does it have with the changes that have affected personal life on a more general plane? In answering these questions, Giddens disputes many of the dominant interpretations of the role of sexuality in modern culture. The emergence of what the author calls plastic sexuality - sexuality freed from its intrinsic relation to reproduction - is analyzed in terms of the long-term development of the modern social order and social influences for the last few decades. Giddens further argues that the transformation of intimacy, in which women have played the major part, holds out the possibility of a radical democratization of the personal sphere.
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What does the term "the sexual revolution" mean today and how does "sexuality" come into being? In answering these questions, Giddens disputes many of the dominant interpretations of the role of sexuality in modern culture.
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Everyday experiments, relationships, sexuality; the rise and demise of romantic love; love, sex and other additions; personal turbulence, sexual troubles; sexuality and modern culture.
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Produktdetaljer

ISBN13
9780745610139
Publisert
1992
Utgiver
Vendor
Polity Press
Aldersnivå
05, 06, UU, UP, P
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
250
Høyde
229 mm
Bredde
152 mm
Se alle
Forfatter