Working from what he calls a radical humanist perspective, Weeks looks at sexual mores in these times of confusionfrom AIDS and the challenges of love and death, to the politics of diversity, to controversial topics such as sadomasochism, rape, and abortion rights.
About the Author
Jeffrey Weeks is professor of sociology in the department of legal, political, and social sciences at South Bank University in London. He is the author of many books, most recently Against Nature: Essays on History, Sexuality and Identity.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Values, whose Value
Living with Uncertainty
Necessary Fictions: Sexual Identities and the Politics of Diversity
The Sphere of the Intimate and the Values of Everyday Life
Caught Between Worlds and Ways of Being