Psychology Of Sexuality

Dominatrix: Gender, Eroticism, and Control in the Dungeon by Danielle J. Lindemann

By Danielle J. Lindemann

Our lives are choked with small tensions, our closest relationships packed with fight: among girl and guy, artist and purchaser, purist and commercialist, expert and client—and among the dominant and the submissive.

 

In Dominatrix, Danielle Lindemann attracts on broad fieldwork and interviews with specialist dominatrices in big apple urban and San Francisco to provide a cosmopolitan portrait of those strange execs, their paintings, and their consumers. past learn on intercourse paintings has centred totally on prostitutes and such a lot stories of BDSM take in pro-domme/client relationships with no exploring what makes them designated. Lindemann satisfies our interest approximately those paid encounters, shining a gentle on probably the most secretive and least understood of non-public relationships and unthreading a heretofore unexamined patch of our social tapestry. Upending the concept that those erotic employees have interaction in easy exchanges and revealing the healing and analytic nature in their paintings, Lindemann makes an important contribution to cultural reports, anthropology, and queer experiences along with her research of the way gender, strength, sexuality, and hierarchy form all of our social experiences.

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