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Modern Sex: Liberation and Its Discontents
     

Modern Sex: Liberation and Its Discontents

by Myron Magnet
 

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ISBN-10: 1566633842

ISBN-13: 2901566633849

Pub. Date: 11/15/2001

Publisher: Dee, Ivan R. Publisher

Magnet (editor of City Journal, presents 12 contributions that show how sex today is increasingly mechanical and without commitment. They argue that as a result, many adults are unhappy and lonely, and teenagers are confused and disillusioned. Topics include the TV show Sex and the City, teen sex, the eclipse of the manly ideal, love as taboo, feminists

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Magnet (editor of City Journal, presents 12 contributions that show how sex today is increasingly mechanical and without commitment. They argue that as a result, many adults are unhappy and lonely, and teenagers are confused and disillusioned. Topics include the TV show Sex and the City, teen sex, the eclipse of the manly ideal, love as taboo, feminists and their enemies, the benefits of marriage, and others.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901566633849
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
11/15/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236

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Table of Contents

Introductionvii
Sex Now
How We Mate5
The "L" Word: Love as Taboo27
Sex, Sadness, and the City43
Ideology
All Sex, All the Time57
Sex Ed's Dead End77
Children
Tweens: Ten Going on Sixteen97
What's Wrong with the Kids117
The Teen Mommy Track130
Men and Women
Feminists and Their Enemies149
Modern Manhood166
Resolution
Bring Back Stigma181
Becoming a Family196
A Note on the Contributors211
Index213

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