The Rise of Viagra: How the Little Blue Pill Changed Sex in America / Edition 1

The Rise of Viagra: How the Little Blue Pill Changed Sex in America / Edition 1

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by Meika Loe
     
 

ISBN-10: 081475211X

ISBN-13: 9780814752111

Pub. Date: 03/01/2006

Publisher: New York University Press

The Rise of Viagra is the first book to detail the history and the vast social implications of the Viagra phenomenon. Sometimes uplifting, often surprising, and ultimately unsettling, Loe argues that the drug has redefined our understanding of what qulaifies as normal sex in America. In the quick-fix, pill-for-everything culture that Viagra helped to create, erections…  See more details below

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The Rise of Viagra is the first book to detail the history and the vast social implications of the Viagra phenomenon. Sometimes uplifting, often surprising, and ultimately unsettling, Loe argues that the drug has redefined our understanding of what qulaifies as normal sex in America. In the quick-fix, pill-for-everything culture that Viagra helped to create, erections can now be had by popping a pill, making it possible for men to have sex on demand, regardless of the age or infirmity, and potentially, for the rest of their lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814752111
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2006
Series:
Sociology Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface : Bob Dole, Bill Clinton, bazooms, and me1
1Introducing Viagra7
2The rise of erectile dysfunction29
3Fixing the broken male machine63
4The pill doesn't always thrill95
5The search for the female Viagra125
6A pill for everything?167
Epilogue : a hard act to follow183

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Rise of Viagra: How the Little Blue Pill Changed Sex in America 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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