Psychology Of Sexuality

Disorders Of Desire: Sexuality And Gender In Modern American by Janice Irvine

By Janice Irvine

issues of wish is the single ebook to inform the tale of the improvement and impression of sexology - the medical examine of intercourse - within the usa. during this period of intercourse scandals, tradition wars, intercourse within the urban, and new sexual enhancement technologiies (like erectile disorder drugs), its critique of sexology is much more proper than it used to be whilst the ebook was once first released in 1990. Revised all through, this new version encompasses a bankruptcy at the invention of the analysis of intercourse habit within the Nineteen Seventies, reading the social and political implications of this illness. the hot later on makes a speciality of contemporary advancements in the box of sexology. particularly, it discusses the Viagra Revolution that begun within the Nineteen Nineties, interpreting the position of the pharmaceutical in constructing sexual improvements and in trying to find the feminine an identical of Viagra.

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