Sex in Revolution Gender, Politics, and Power in Modern Mexico

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Published by Duke University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • 20th century,
  • Mexico,
  • History,
  • Sociology,
  • Women in politics,
  • History: World,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Gender Studies/Feminist Theory,
  • History, Latin American,
  • JEWISH STUDIES,
  • Latin America - Mexico,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Congresses,
  • Feminism,
  • Women

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Book details

ContributionsCarlos Monsivais (Foreword), Jocelyn Olcott (Editor), Mary Kay Vaughan (Editor), Gabriela Cano (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9363053M
ISBN 100822338998
ISBN 109780822338994

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Midway through the decade, the popularity of rock music, the increased use of marijuana, LSD, and other drugs among youth, widespread public displays of nudity, and a new openness about sexuality.

The sexual revolution was a movement during the s and 70s that moved away from the strict moral codes that disapproved of sexual expression, and instead embracing sexual desire and moving beyond heteronormative standards.

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One of the biggest laws that were placed was the anti-sodomy law. In the s, every state had anti-sodomy laws, making it punishable for up to 10 years in prison for engaging in anal sex. The French Revolution created turmoil across the whole of Europe, via a series of events which continue to captivate and inspire massive debate.

As such, there is a vast range of literature on the topic, much of it involving specific methodologies and approaches. The following selection combines introductory and general histories with a few more specialized works. The sexual revolution of the s and s would never have taken place without a series of extended battles over obscenity and pornography.

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Mary Eberstadt is a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and author of several books including Adam and Eve After the Pill: Paradoxes of the Sexual Revolution.

This essay is an expanded version of a column published in The Wall Street Journal in 5 Books That Shed Light on the Cultural Revolution “The most intriguing books draw out the continuities between contemporary China and its Maoist past.” By Chenxin Jiang.

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It may be argued that India pioneered the use of sexual education through art and literature. As in many societies, there was a difference in sexual.

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