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The Long Sexual Revolution

English Women, Sex, and Contraception 1800-1975

by Hera Cook

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages432
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Open LibraryOL7403888M
ISBN 100199252181
ISBN 109780199252183

The sexual revolution of the s and s was recognized by the mass media almost immediately. Some early commentators believed that it was in fact the second sexual revolution, the first one having taken place in the period after World War I and culminating in the wild drinking and sexual . A former advocate of the sexual revolution now critiques approaches to adolescent education which simply socialize youth into the prevailing ethics of the sexual revolution. In her book, Wendy Shalit shows why modesty is not a hang-up that we should set out to cure, but rather a natural instinct to be celebrated.[vii] The ethic of purity.

Oct 01,  · The Long Sexual Revolution is a book of many parts, some fascinating and inspirational, others less so; several claims are, I suggest, questionable. But whatever one's misgivings about aspects of the book, not least its length, it is hugely impressive in its breadth of coverage. Title: Book review: Hera Cook (), The long sexual revolution: English women, sex, and contraception - , Oxford; Oxford University Press, pp., £35 hbk, ISBN Author: Lesley Hoggart.

Get this from a library! The long sexual revolution: English women, sex, and contraception, [Hera Cook] -- "Around birth rates reached historical heights. Using a combination of demographic and qualitative sources, Dr. Cook examines the connection between the . The long sexual revolution: English women, sex, and contraception [Hera Cook] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create a bold and ambitious book essential bed-time reading.


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The Long Sexual Revolution by Hera Cook Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is in the long line of academic books that are out to disprove what their predecessors said. Since the s, there's been (I gather from this book) several schools of thought that the Pill didn't trigger a sexual revolution, and didn't do women any favors/5(3).

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What does sexual revolution mean. When, how, and why did it begin. What, if anything, did it change. And what hope do we have that its ideals of equality and pleasure can be realized. From Susan Sontag's Pornographic Imagination to Al Goldstein's notorious /5(4). Feb 05,  · In this book Hera Cook traces the path of sexuality in England, and shows how its route was determined by the gradual exertion of control over fertility.

Most sexual activity had major economic and social costs, the most fundamental of which was the physical cost of children upon women's bodies.

Around birth rates reached historical heights. The increasing control over fertility was crucial to the remaking of heterosexual physical sexual behaviour and had a massive impact on women's lives.

Dr Cook charts how, why, and when attitudes towards sex changed from the repression of the nineteenth century to the sexual revolution of the s. Jun 22,  · The Long Sexual Revolution: English Women, Sex, The Long Sexual Revolution book Contraception, By Hera Cook (Oxford: Oxford University Press, viii plus pp.).

This is an admirable book, and at times, a gutsy one as well. It is refreshing to find a monograph that is soundly researched, logically argued, and women-centered, on, of all subjects, women and sex.

The Long Sexual Revolution: English Women, Sex, and Contraception Hera Cook Abstract. This book describes the transformation of sexuality in England between the late s and around It argues that there is a close connection between sexual attitudes and behaviour, and the gradual exertion of control over fertility caused by the.

In this book Hera Cook traces the path of sexuality in England, and shows how its route was determined by the gradual exertion of control over fertility.

Most sexual activity had major economic and social costs, the most fundamental of which was the physical cost of children upon women's bodies. Around birth rates reached historical heights.4/5(1).

The Long Sexual Revolution: English Women, Sex, and Contraception, In this book Hera Cook traces the path of sexuality in England, and shows how its route was determined by the gradual exertion of control over fertility. Most sexual activity had major economic and social costs, the most fundamental of which was the physical cost.

The Long Sexual Revolution: English Women, Sex and Contraception, The story of Anglican sexual politics told in this book firmly rebuts contemporary notions of the Church as an Author: Hera Cook.

Apr 30,  · Buy The Long Sexual Revolution: English Women, Sex, and Contraception by Hera Cook (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). The sexual revolution in the s and s should be seen in the broader perspective of a ‘long sexual revolution’ of the 20th century.

Taking the Foucauldian notion of the sexual apparatus, 1 with discipline and emancipation being two sides of the same coin, I argue that we should not disregard brightsideglobaltrade.com: Peter Edelberg.

Jan 01,  · This book elaborates a story which is familiar enough in outline. It begins with the high-point in English fertility around It concludes with the introduction of free contraception by the NHS inhere seen as the climax of the s’ sexual brightsideglobaltrade.com: John Tosh.

The sexual revolution, also known as a time of sexual liberation, was a social movement that challenged traditional codes of behavior related to sexuality and interpersonal relationships throughout the United States and subsequently, the wider world, from the s to the s.

[page needed] Sexual liberation included increased acceptance of sex outside of traditional heterosexual, monogamous Participants: Regional, Sexual revolution in s.

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It is no longer possible to deny that we face the certainty of a sexual revolution, and that this revolution, which much affects the institutions of marriage and parenthood, is caused largely by Author: Margaret Drabble.

What did sex mean for ordinary people before the sexual revolution of the s and s, 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 brightsideglobaltrade.com: Simon Szreter, Kate Fisher.

Jun 01,  · The Long Sexual Revolution: English Women, Sex, and Contraception, – By. Cook's work demonstrates how Carlile's assertion of women's right to sexual pleasure in his bold Every Woman's Book or What is Love. in would prove a much trickier cause than he envisaged.

Cook discusses a wide range of methods of contraception, along Cited by: 2. Sexual Revolutions explores the sexual revolution of the late twentieth century in several European countries and the USA by engaging with themes from sexual freedom and abortion to pornography and sexual variation.

This work discusses the involvement of youth, feminism, left, liberalism, arts, science and religion in the process of sexual change.

but sexual hygiene for the masses is making strong progress. It would have pleased me to enlarge this book and bring it up to date with contemporary knowledge, but I had to forgo this.

The book forms a comprehensive whole in reHecting the sexual­ political conditions of. Compare book prices from overbooksellers.

Find The Long Sexual Revolution: English Women, Sex, and () by Hera Cook/5(12). Jul 24,  · Click here to buy a copy of the book. the sexual revolution might have been another unremarkable episode in the long and varied sexual history of humankind.

with the impetus the sexual.The Long Sexual Revolution English Women, Sex, and Contraception Hera Cook. Challenging new account of the transformation in sexual morality over the last two centuries; Explores the impact of contraception on women's lives.The book itself was very popular on college campuses, among the young and is synonymous with the counter-culture ethic.

Its importance to s feminism and the sexual revolution lies in that it created a new wave of thinking in regards to the domestic and sexual role of women in society Gay Rights and the "undocumented" sexual revolution.