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.

Overview

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

A Beginning: On Sexual "Normality" and "Deviance" in America: A Perspective in History by Charles Jackson

God, Flesh and Desire: Early America

Introduction by Charles Jackson

Law and the Enforcement of Morals in Early America by David Flaherty

"Things Fearful to Name": Sodomy and Buggery in Seventeenth-Century New England by Robert Oaks

"To Ravish and Carnally Know": Rape in Eighteenth Century Massachusetts by Barbara S. Lindemann

The Urban Geography of Commercial Sex: Prostitution in New York City, 1790-1860 by Timothy J. Gilfoyle

Prudery and Passion: Victorian America

Introduction by Charles Jackson

Homosexuality and Its Confusion with the "Secret Sin" in Pre-Freudian America by Vern Bullough and Martha Voght

"Tacit Acceptance": Respectable Americans and Segregated Prostitution, 1870-1910 by Neil L. Shumsky

Feminist Responses to "Crimes Against Women,"1868-1896 by Elizabeth Pleck

The Morbidification of Love Between Women by Nineteenth-Century Sexologists by Lillian Faderman

Seduced and Abandoned in an American City, 1869-1936 by Marian J. Morton

The Modernization of Sex: America in the Twentieth Century

Introduction by Charles Jackson

Prostitution, the Alien Woman and the Progressive Imagination, 1910-1915 by Egal Feldman

The Reproduction of Butch-Fem Roles: A Social Constructionist Approach by Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy and Madeline Davis

A Feminist Redefinition of Rape and Sexual Assault: Historical Foundations and Change by Patricia Donat and John D'Emilio

Gay Villain, Gay Hero: Homosexuality and the Social Construction of AIDS by Robert A. Padgug

An Ending: Stalking the "Other Americans" by Charles Jackson

Bibliographical Essay: Writing the History of Sexual Variance in America by Charles Jackson

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