Moral Panics, Sex Panics: Fear and the Fight over Sexual Rights (Intersections)

Valutazione media 3,57
( su 7 valutazioni fornite da Goodreads )
 
9780814737224: Moral Panics, Sex Panics: Fear and the Fight over Sexual Rights (Intersections)

Finalist for 2010 LGBT Anthology Award from the Lambda Literary Awards

Unwed teen mothers, abortion, masturbation, pornography, gay marriage, sex trafficking, homosexuality, and HIV are just a few in a long line of issues that have erupted into panics. These sexual panics spark moral crusades and campaigns, defining and shaping how we think about sexual and reproductive rights. The essays in Moral Panics, Sex Panics focus on case studies ranging from sex education to AIDS to race and the "down low," to illustrate how sexuality is at the heart of many political controversies. The contributors also reveal how moral and sexual panics have become a mainstay of certain kinds of conservative efforts to win elections and gain power in moral, social, and political arenas. Moral Panics, Sex Panics provides new and important insights into the role that key moral panics have played in social processes, arguing forcefully against the political abuse of sex panics and for the need to defend full sexual and reproductive rights.

Contributors: Cathy J. Cohen, Diane DiMauro, Gary W. Dowsett, Janice M. Irvine, Carole Joffe, and Saskia Eleonora Wieringa.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

About the Author:

Gilbert Herdt is Professor and Founder of the Department of Sexuality Studies at San Francisco State University and author of Guardians of the Flutes, Third Sex, Third Gender, and Secrecy and Cultural Reality.

Review:

"Nowadays panic seems to be everywhere—from homeland security to economic crisis—yet sexual topics seem to prompt the most extreme episodes of fear, loathing, indignation, and overreaction. How do sex panics unfold? How can defenders of sexual rights respond effectively? In this state-of-the-art volume, noted scholars of sexuality take a big step forward in addressing these questions while zooming in on crucial topics such as reproductive rights, sex education, AIDS, same-sex marriage, and the politics of race and empire."
-Steven Epstein,author of Impure Science: AIDS, Activism, and the Politics of Knowledge



"This is a very important book. If you want to understand the state of sexuality politics in this country—and have a hope of reversing moral panics and public lies—you need to read this book!"

-Pepper Schwartz,author of Prime: Adventures and Advice about Sex, Love and the Sensual Years



“Smart analysis and crucial advice in a timely academic call to arms.”
-Between the Lines



"Abortion, AIDS, non marital sex, homosexuality, pornography, contraception, sexual rights, and the rest have posed persistent threats and challenges across the world for some time. ‘Sex’ stands as a major political and moral symbol that marks boundaries and shapes change in cultures.Here an outstanding group of social scientists give a firm focus to the culture wars and moral panics that split cultures and speak to persistent and deep divides round the world. The essays in this timely volume provide critical insights to the battle lines that must be overcome for a new world to flourish."

-Ken Plummer,author of Intimate Citizenship: Private Decisions and Public Dialogues



"The authors here provide thorough accounts of contemporary social and sexual issues that dominate social consciousness, media and politics . . . the book offers a modern synopsis of how sex and sexuality continue to be embedded in political, educational and social debates."-Lindsay Sprague,Social Anthropology

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Gilbert Herdt (Editor)
Editore: NYU Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0814737226 ISBN 13: 9780814737224
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro NYU Press, 2009. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0814737226

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 14,87
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 7,52
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Editore: NYU Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0814737226 ISBN 13: 9780814737224
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro NYU Press, 2009. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0814737226

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 31,61
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

Gilbert Herdt
Editore: New York University Press
ISBN 10: 0814737226 ISBN 13: 9780814737224
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro New York University Press. Hardback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, Moral Panics, Sex Panics: Fear and the Fight Over Sexual Rights, Gilbert Herdt, Unwed teen mothers, abortion, masturbation, pornography, gay marriage, sex trafficking, homosexuality, and HIV are just a few in a long line of issues that have erupted into panics. These sexual panics spark moral crusades and campaigns, defining and shaping how we think about sexual and reproductive rights. The essays in "Moral Panics, Sex Panics" focus on case studies ranging from sex education to AIDS to race to illustrate how sexuality is at the heart of many political controversies. The contributors also reveal how moral and sexual panics have become a mainstay of certain kinds of conservative efforts to win elections and gain power in moral, social, and political arenas. "Moral Panics, Sex Panics" provides new and important insights into the role that key moral panics have played in social processes, arguing forcefully against the political abuse of sex panics and for the need to defend full sexual and reproductive rights. The contributors include: Cathy J. Cohen, Diane DiMauro, Gary W. Dowsett, Janice M. Irvine, Carole Joffe, and Saskia Eleonora Wieringa. Codice libro della libreria B9780814737224

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 59,33
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 7,85
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

Editore: New York University Press, United States (2009)
ISBN 10: 0814737226 ISBN 13: 9780814737224
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 10
Print on Demand
Da
The Book Depository
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro New York University Press, United States, 2009. Hardback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Finalist for 2010 LGBT Anthology Award from the Lambda Literary Awards Unwed teen mothers, abortion, masturbation, pornography, gay marriage, sex trafficking, homosexuality, and HIV are just a few in a long line of issues that have erupted into panics. These sexual panics spark moral crusades and campaigns, defining and shaping how we think about sexual and reproductive rights. The essays in Moral Panics, Sex Panics focus on case studies ranging from sex education to AIDS to race and the down low, to illustrate how sexuality is at the heart of many political controversies. The contributors also reveal how moral and sexual panics have become a mainstay of certain kinds of conservative efforts to win elections and gain power in moral, social, and political arenas. Moral Panics, Sex Panics provides new and important insights into the role that key moral panics have played in social processes, arguing forcefully against the political abuse of sex panics and for the need to defend full sexual and reproductive rights. Contributors: Cathy J. Cohen, Diane DiMauro, Gary W. Dowsett, Janice M. Irvine, Carole Joffe, and Saskia Eleonora Wieringa. Codice libro della libreria APC9780814737224

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 99,05
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

5.

Herdt, Gilbert
Editore: NYU Press (2016)
ISBN 10: 0814737226 ISBN 13: 9780814737224
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Print on Demand
Da
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro NYU Press, 2016. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Codice libro della libreria ria9780814737224_lsuk

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 95,36
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 4,37
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

6.

Editore: New York University Press, United States (2009)
ISBN 10: 0814737226 ISBN 13: 9780814737224
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 10
Print on Demand
Da
The Book Depository US
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro New York University Press, United States, 2009. Hardback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Finalist for 2010 LGBT Anthology Award from the Lambda Literary Awards Unwed teen mothers, abortion, masturbation, pornography, gay marriage, sex trafficking, homosexuality, and HIV are just a few in a long line of issues that have erupted into panics. These sexual panics spark moral crusades and campaigns, defining and shaping how we think about sexual and reproductive rights. The essays in Moral Panics, Sex Panics focus on case studies ranging from sex education to AIDS to race and the down low, to illustrate how sexuality is at the heart of many political controversies. The contributors also reveal how moral and sexual panics have become a mainstay of certain kinds of conservative efforts to win elections and gain power in moral, social, and political arenas. Moral Panics, Sex Panics provides new and important insights into the role that key moral panics have played in social processes, arguing forcefully against the political abuse of sex panics and for the need to defend full sexual and reproductive rights. Contributors: Cathy J. Cohen, Diane DiMauro, Gary W. Dowsett, Janice M. Irvine, Carole Joffe, and Saskia Eleonora Wieringa. Codice libro della libreria APC9780814737224

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 99,95
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi