Sex and Manners: Female Emancipation in the West 1890 - 2000

Sex and Manners: Female Emancipation in the West 1890 - 2000

by Cas Wouters
     
 

'This is a highly original and in many ways brilliant text. It is a model of how historical/process sociological research ought to be conducted and written-up. The author's subtle blending of theory and data is outstanding' - Eric Dunning, Professor of Sociology, University of LeicesterSee more details below

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'This is a highly original and in many ways brilliant text. It is a model of how historical/process sociological research ought to be conducted and written-up. The author's subtle blending of theory and data is outstanding' - Eric Dunning, Professor of Sociology, University of Leicester

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412929189
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Series:
Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society Series
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Perspective and Contents
An Overview
On Regimes of Manners and Emotions
Manners and the Modelling Function of Good Societies
Confined to the Drawing Room
Dancing Fury
To Pay or Be Paid For?
Going to Work
Manners at Work
Developments in Courting Regimes
Introduction
Chaperonage and the Courting Regime in England
Chaperonage and the Courting Regime in Germany
Chaperonage and the Courting Regime in the Netherlands
Chaperonage in the USA
Chaperonage Compared
Some National Differences and General Trends
The American Dating Regime
Courting Regimes Compared
Some National Differences and General Trends
The Lust Balance of Sex and Love Since the Sexual Revolution
Fuck Romance!
The Sexual Revolution
From 'Sexual Liberation' to 'Sexual Oppression'
The Anti-Pornography Movement
What is the Price of Sex?
Revival of Lust
The Lust and Love Revival
International Comparisons, Theoretical Interpretations, and Regularities in Processes of Emancipation and Integration
From a Comparative Perspective
Developments in Europe and in the USA
Balancing
The Lust Balance and the Balance of Power, the Balance of Controls, and the We-I Balance
Regularities in Processes of Emancipation and Integration
Lust Anxiety
Social and Sexual Fear of 'Heights' and 'Depths'
Three Types
Trend-followers, Radicals and Moderates
Phases in Processes of Emancipation, Accommodation and Integration
Intensified Tugs-of-War and Ambivalence

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