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The Sexual State - 9780748694068

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  • Product code: BBNFX
  • ISBN: 9780748694068
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 15.7cm x 22.5cm
  • Pages: 336
  • Publish date: 31/08/2014

The Sexual State (Paperback)

The Sexual State - 9780748694068

Roger Davidson


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This is an important contribution to the sexual history of Britain. This valuable study fills a gap in our understanding of modern Scottish, and British, society, providing as it does a vital perspective on Scotland's sexual history and its political and social context. It is unique in exploring the period from 1950 to 1980, covering the immediate post-war and Scotland's sexual 'coming-of-age'. It charts a steady political growth from a deeply moralistic policy framework towards a less judgmental, global and scientific context. Davidson and Davis lead us through the Scottish sexual landscape leading up to the global crisis of HIV/AIDS, analysing post-war state policy towards issues such as abortion, family planning, homosexuality, pornography, prostitution, sex education and sexual heath. Policy-makers, social historians, teachers and students alike will find this an invaluable resource on the study of sexuality and policy-making in modern society.

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Product Details

  • Product code: BBNFX
  • ISBN: 9780748694068
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 15.7cm x 22.5cm
  • Pages: 336
  • Publish date: 31/08/2014

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