The Other Americans: Sexual Variance in the National Past

The Other Americans: Sexual Variance in the National Past

by Charles O. Jackson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275955516

ISBN-13: 9780275955519

Pub. Date: 07/28/1996

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

A combination of essays from several disciplines with incisive commentary by the editor. This volume provides a unique perspective on sexual variance as a dimension of the larger social history of the United States.  See more details below

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A combination of essays from several disciplines with incisive commentary by the editor. This volume provides a unique perspective on sexual variance as a dimension of the larger social history of the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275955519
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.58(d)
Lexile:
1500L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
A Beginning: On Sexual "Normality" and "Deviance" in America, a Perspective in History
Law and the Enforcement of Morals in Early America9
"Things Fearful to Name": Sodomy and Buggery in Seventeenth-Century New England24
"To Ravish and Carnally Know": Rape in Eighteenth-Century Massachusetts37
The Urban Geography of Commercial Sex: Prostitution in New York City, 1790-186055
Homosexuality and Its Confusion with the "Secret Sin" in Pre-Freudian America82
Tacit Acceptance: Respectable Americans and Segregated Prostitution, 1870-191093
Feminist Responses to "Crimes against Women," 1868-1896109
The Morbidification of Love between Women by Nineteenth-Century Sexologists126
Seduced and Abandoned in an American City: Cleveland and Its Fallen Women, 1869-1936139
Prostitution, the Alien Woman and the Progressive Imagination, 1910-1915165
The Reproduction of Butch-Fem Roles: A Social Constructionist Approach177
A Feminist Redefinition of Rape and Sexual Assault: Historical Foundations and Change191
Gay Villain, Gay Hero: Homosexuality and the Social Construction of AIDS204
An Ending: Stalking "The Other Americans"223
Bibliographical Essay: Writing the History of Sexual Variance in America235
Index247

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