Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud. Cambridge, MA:
Harvard University Press. Marchal, Joseph A. 2011. “'Making History' Queerly:
Touches across Time through a Biblical Behind.” BibInt 19:373–395. Martin, Dale
B. 1995 ...
Author: Benjamin H. Dunning
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Over several decades, scholarship in New Testament and early Christianity has drawn attention both to the ways in which ancient Mediterranean conceptions of embodiment, sexual difference, and desire were fundamentally different from modern ones and also to important lines of genealogical connection between the past and the present. The result is that the study of "gender" and "sexuality" in early Christianity has become an increasingly complex undertaking. This is a complexity produced not only by the intricacies of conflicting historical data, but also by historicizing approaches that query the very terms of analysis whereby we inquire into these questions in the first place. Yet at the same time, recent work on these topics has produced a rich and nuanced body of scholarly literature that has contributed substantially to our understanding of early Christian history and also proved relevant to ongoing theological and social debates. The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Sexuality in the New Testament provides a roadmap to this lively scholarly landscape, introducing both students and other scholars to the relevant problems, debates, and issues. Leading scholars in the field offer original contributions by way of synthesis, critical interrogation, and proposals for future questions, hypotheses, and research trajectories.
Hundreds of thousands of gay women and men came out and openly affirmed
same-sex eroticism. ... the United States, 1940–1970 (Chicago, 1983); Making
Trouble: Essays on Gay History, Politics, and the University (Routledge, 1992);
Author: Roger N. Lancaster
Publisher: Psychology Press
An anthology of 37 recent essays exploring gender, sexuality, body politics, and race, highlighting feminist and lesbian/gay perspectives. They are arranged in sections titled Embodiments of History: Local Meanings, Global Economies; Making Marks and Drawing Boundaries: Corporate Practices; and Appropriations, Contestations, and Adaptations: Toward a History of the Present. No index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
In a similar vein, Biddy Martin critiques queer theory's desire to transcend the
limitations of having a sex or gender and argues that femininity in particular is
demonized as the ... Transgender Warriors: Making History from Joan of Arc to
Author: George Haggerty
First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
His most recent work is focusing on museums and the heritage industy, and he is
currently working on a book, Making Histories of Sexuality and Gender (Cassell).
M.Mark Miller is Professor in the School of Journalism at the University of ...
Author: Barbara Adam
Environmental Risks and the Media explores the ways in which environmental risks, threats and hazards are represented, transformed and contested by the media. At a time when popular conceptions of the environment as a stable, natural world with which humanity interferes are being increasingly contested, the medias methods of encouraging audiences to think about environmental risks - from the BSE or 'mad cow' crisis to global climate change - are becoming more and more controversial. Examining large-scale disasters, as well as 'everyday' hazards, the contributors consider the tensions between entertainment and information in media coverage of the environment. How do the media frame 'expert', 'counter-expert' and 'lay public' definitions of environmental risk? What role do environmental pressure groups like Greenpeace or 'eco-warriors' and 'green guerrillas' play in shaping what gets covered and how? Does the media emphasis on spectacular events at the expense of issue-sensitive reporting exacerbate the public tendency to overestimate sudden and violent risks and underestimate chronic long-term ones?
More general analyses of the roleof genderin science historically include Thomas
Laqueur, Making Sex: Body and Gender fromthe Greeks toFreud (Cambridge,
MA: Harvard University Press, 1990); David Noble, AWorld without Women: ...
Author: Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Updated with new material to reflect the latest developments in the field, Gender in History: Global Perspectives, 2nd Edition, provides a concise overview of the construction of gender in world cultures from the Paleolithic era to modern times. Includes examples drawn from the most recent scholarship relating to a diverse range of cultures, from Ancient Mesopotamia to post-Soviet Russia, and from the Igbo of Nigeria, to the Iroquois of north eastern North America. Reflects new developments in the field with added coverage of primates, slavery, colonialism, masculinity, and transgender issues Features significant discussion of the Paleolithic and Neolithic periods, an important trend in the study of world history Lays out key theoretical and methodological issues in an introduction that is written in accessible language Supplementary material for instructors and students available at www.wiley.com/go/wiesnerhanks
America , ” in his Making Trouble : Essays on Gay History , Politics , and the
University ( New 112. " Communist Sex ” is taken from Peter York : Routledge ,
1992 ) . Stafford , Sexual Behavior in the Communist World ( New York : Julian ,
1967 ) ...
Author: Mathew Kuefler
Publisher: University of Toronto PressHigher education
"This volume is a keeper. Courses based on Kuefler will illuminate their audiences and probably win teaching awards too." - Paul R. Hyams, Cornell University
History, Sexuality, and Women's Experience of Modern War Laura Doan ... 1999);
Thomas Laqueur, Solitary Sex: A Cultural History of Masturbation (New York:
Zone Books, 2003); Thomas Laqueur, Making Sex: Body and Gender from the ...
Author: Laura Doan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
For decades, the history of sexuality has been a multidisciplinary project serving competing agendas. Lesbian, gay, and queer scholars have produced powerful narratives by tracing the homosexual or queer subject as continuous or discontinuous. Yet organizing historical work around categories of identity as normal or abnormal often obscures how sexual matters were known or talked about in the past. Set against the backdrop of women’s work experiences, friendships, and communities during World War I, Disturbing Practices draws on a substantial body of new archival material to expose the roadblocks still present in current practices and imagine new alternatives. In this landmark book, Laura Doan clarifies the ethical value and political purpose of identity history—and indeed its very capacity to give rise to innovative practices borne of sustained exchange between queer studies and critical history. Disturbing Practices insists on taking seriously the imperative to step outside the logic of identity to address questions as yet unasked about the modern sexual past.
... in Cocks and Houlbrook (eds), The Modern History of Sexuality, 71–2. Weeks,
Making Sexual History, 136. Hall, Sex, Gender and Social Change, 8. Most
recently, Mort, Capital Affairs; Swanson, Drunk with the Glitter. Hall, Sex, Gender
Author: Roger Davidson
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
This is the first scholarly study of Scotland's sexual coming-of-age in the post-war period, charting its political growth from a deeply moralistic policy framework towards a less judgmental, global and scientific context.
Beyond sexuality per se, what is the historical relationship between sex and
slavery? ... What re- sources might be mobilized toward this end, practically and
theoretically, to make this a moment of clarity as opposed ... Oyèrónké Oyêwùmí's
The Invention of Women: Making an African Sense of Western Gender
Discourses (1997) begins to write what could legitimately be called a history of
sex, or gender.
Author: Greg Thomas
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Interrogates the language of body politics in the context of neo-colonialist domination
People began to look back to see when and where same-sex relations had been
practised and what women had done to make history. One theme in some of
these hidden histories is the role that the emergence of capitalism had in making
Author: Alan Sears
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Democracy is very much an open question in the early twenty-first century. While voter participation declines in many traditional democracies, new movements for democracy are emerging around the world. This book brings the question of democracy out of the halls of political power and home to our daily lives, pitting "official democracy" and "democracy from below" against one another in a lively debate. For more information see www.democraticimagination.com.
Wahrman, Making of theModernSelf,chapters 1and2; Thomas Laqueur (1990)
Making Sex:Body and Gender from the ... 26,54, 119,149–50; Ann Laura Stoler (
1995) Raceandthe Education of Desire: Foucault's History of Sexuality andthe ...
Author: Kate Fisher
An examination of how bodies and sexualities have been constructed, categorised, represented, diagnosed, experienced and subverted from the fifteenth to the early twenty-first century. It draws attention to continuities in thinking about bodies and sex: concept may have changed, but hey nevertheless draw on older ideas and language.
MAKING. HETEROSEXUALITY. The eighteenth century carries large burdens.
Phrases such as age of revolutions, ... such as Richard Godbeer, Edward Shorter
and Randolph Trumbach have added sexual revolution and gender revolution to
Author: Stephen Garton
This book presents the first assessment of one of the most rapidly expanding fields of research: the history of sexuality. From the early efforts of historians to work out a model for sexual history, to the extraordinary impact of French philosopher Michel Foucault, to the vigorous debates about essentialism and social constructionism, to the emergence of contemporary debates about historicism, queer theory, embodiment, gender and cultural history - we now have vast and diverse historical scholarship on sex and sexuality. 'Histories of Sexuality' highlights the key historical moments and issues: pederasty and cultures of male passivity in ancient Greece and Rome; the impact of early Christianity and ideals of renunciation on the sexual cultures of late antiquity; the sustained existence of homosexual cultures in medieval and renaissance Europe; the "invention" of homosexuality and heterosexuality in eighteenth century Europe and America; the truth behind Victorian sexual repression; the work of reformers and scientists such as Havelock Ellis, Marie Stopes, Stella Browne, Margaret Sanger, Alfred Kinsey, William Masters and Virginia Johnson.
This chapter brings our preliminary inquiries into sex and gender to an end. I
hope you will agree some ... (1987) The Use of Pleasure (The History of Sexuality
, Vol. 2), Penguin ... Gleason, M.W. (1995) Making Men: Sophists and Self-
Presentation in Ancient Rome, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ. Gray, J.
Author: Adrian Thatcher
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Engagingly and clearly written by a highly respected theologian, God, Sex, and Gender is the first comprehensive introduction to a theology of both sexuality and gender available in a single volume. Makes a theological contribution to understanding the unprecedented changes in sexual and gender relationships of the last fifty years Discusses many topics including: sexual difference; sexual equality; gender and power; the nature of desire; the future of marriage in Christian sexual ethics; homosexuality and same-sex unions; the problems of sexual minorities; contraception in a time of HIV/AIDS; the separation of sexual experience from marriage; and offers new arguments for marriage and for chastity Offers a consistent and engaging introduction at the cutting edge of theological inquiry, which is contemporary, undogmatic, questioning, and relevant to readers' experience, interests, and needs Written lucidly and engagingly by an established and respected academic who has published widely in this area
Gender, as feminist scholarship has shown, is a "symbolic system" that "signif[ies]
relationships of power. ... For a century obsessed with sexuality, it should come
as no surprise that Eberbach's case histories are saturated with the theme of sex.
Author: Ann Goldberg
Publisher: Oxford University Press
How did the affliction we now know as insanity move from a religious phenomenon to a medical one? How did social class, gender, and ethnicity affect the experience of mental trauma and the way psychiatrists diagnosed and treated patients? In answering these questions, this important volume mines the rich and unusually detailed records of one of Germany's first modern insane asylums, the Eberbach Asylum in the duchy of Nassau. It is a book on the historical relationship between madness and modernity that both builds upon and challenges Michel Foucault's landmark work on this topic, a bold study that gives generous consideration to madness from the patient's perspective while also shedding new light on sexuality, politics, and antisemitism in nineteenth-century Germany. Drawing on the case records of several hundred asylum patients, Sex, Religion, and the Making of Modern Madness reconstructs the encounters of state officials and medical practitioners with peasant madness and deviancy during a transitional period in the history of both Germany and psychiatry. As author Ann Goldberg explains, this era witnessed the establishment of psychiatry as a legitimate medical specialty during a time of social upheaval, as Germany underwent the shift toward a capitalist order and the modern state. Focusing on such "illnesses" as religious madness, nymphomania, and masturbatory insanity, as well as the construct of Jewishness, she probes the daily encounters in which psychiatric categories were applied, experienced, and resisted within the settings of family, village, and insane asylum. The book is a model of microhistory, breaking new ground in the historiography of psychiatry as it synthetically applies approaches from "the history of everyday life," anthropology, poststructuralism, and feminist studies. In contrast to earlier, anecdotal studies of "the asylum patient," Goldberg employs diagnostic patterns to illuminate the ways in which madness--both in psychiatric practice and in the experience of patients--was structured by gender, class, and "race." She thus examines both the social basis of rural mental trauma in the Vormärz and the political and medical practices that sought to refashion this experience. This study sheds light on a range of issues concerning gender, religion, class relations, ethnicity, and state-building. It will appeal to students and scholars of a number of disciplines.
and other gender and sexuality activists, from the days of dictatorship to the
present neoliberal era in Nicaragua. Doing ... Making Histories: Ethnography and
Political Pasts The information presented here emerges from fieldwork
Author: William E. French
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Featuring the original primary research of a number of leading scholars, this innovative volume integrates gender and sexuality into the main currents of historical interpretation concerning Latin America. The book argues that gender and sexuality—rather than simply supplementing existing explanations of political, social, cultural, and economic phenomena—are central to understanding these processes. Focusing on subjects as varied as murder, motherhood and the death penalty in early Republican Venezuela, dueling in Uruguay, midwifery in Brazil, youth culture in Mexico, and revolution in Nicaragua, contributors explore the many ways that gender and sexuality have been essential to the operation of power in Latin America over the last two hundred years. The linked questions of agency, identity, the body, and ethnicity are woven throughout their analysis. By analyzing a rich array of medical, criminological, juridical, social scientific, and human rights discourses throughout Latin America, the authors challenge students as well as scholars to reconsider our understanding of the past through the lenses of gender and sexuality. Making the case for the centrality of gender and sexuality to any study of political and social relations, this volume also will help chart the future direction of research in Latin American history since Independence.
In doing so, otherwise ordinary Mexicans posed an important challenge to
increasingly exclusionary tendencies in ... West of Sex emerges from the
intersection of two fields: the histories of Mexicans in America and the histories of
sex in ...
Author: Pablo Mitchell
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Sex can be an oppressive force, a tool to shame, divide, and control a population. But it can also be a force for change, for the legal and physical challenge of inequity and injustice. In West of Sex, Pablo Mitchell uses court transcripts and criminal cases to provide the first coherent picture of Mexican-American sexuality at the turn of the twentieth century, and a truly revelatory look at sexual identity in the borderlands. As Mexicans faced a rising tide of racial intolerance in the American West, some found cracks in the legal system that enabled them to assert their rights as full citizens, despite institutional hostility. In these chapters, Mitchell offers a rare glimpse into the inner workings of ethnicity and power in the United States, placing ordinary Mexican women and men at the center of the story of American sex, colonialism, and belonging. Other chapters discuss topics like prostitution, same-sex intimacy, sexual violence, interracial romance, and marriage with an impressive level of detail and complexity. Written in vivid and accessible prose, West of Sex offers readers a new vision of sex and race in American history.
Making Sense of Sex Sharon R . Ullman Thomas Laqueur , Making Sex : Body
and Gender from the Greeks to Freud . Cambridge : Harvard University Press ,
1990 . Lynn Hunt , ed . , Eroticism and the Body Politic . Baltimore : Johns
Author: Barbara Smith
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Radical History Review presents innovative scholarship and commentary that looks critically at the past and its history from a non-sectarian left perspective.
7 Bodies The experience of sex is closely linked to people's physical bodies. ...
both scientific and popular understandings of the physical body have greatly
varied in the course of history, including ... Thomas Laqueur, Making Sex: Body
and Gender from the Greeks to Freud (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press,
Author: Simon Szreter
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
What did sex mean for ordinary people before the sexual revolution of the 1960s and 1970s, who were often pitied by later generations as repressed, unfulfilled and full of moral anxiety? This book provides the first rounded, first-hand account of sexuality in marriage in the early and mid-twentieth century. These award-winning authors look beyond conventions of silence among the respectable majority to challenge stereotypes of ignorance and inhibition. Based on vivid, compelling and frank testimonies from a socially and geographically diverse range of individuals, the book explores a spectrum of sexual experiences, from learning about sex and sexual practices in courtship, to attitudes to the body, marital ideals and birth control. It demonstrates that while the era's emphasis on silence and strict moral codes could for some be a source of inhibition and dissatisfaction, for many the culture of privacy and innocence was central to fulfilling and pleasurable intimate lives.