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The transformation of intimacy

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The sexual revolution: an evocative term, but what meaning can be given to it today? How does CosexualityCo come into being and what connections does it have with the changes that have affected personal life on a more general plane? In answering these questions, Anthony Giddens disputes many of the dominant interpretations of the role of sexuality in modern culture. The emergence of what the author calls plastic sexuality Co sexuality freed from its intrinsic relation to reproduction Co is analysed in terms of the longCoterm development of the modern social order and social influences of the last few decades. Giddens argues that the transformation of intimacy, in which women have played the major part, holds out the possibility of a radical democratization of the personal sphere. This book will appeal to a large general audience as well as being essential reading for students and professionals.

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Used: very good
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Paperback
ISBN-10:
0745612393
ISBN-13:
9780745612393
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Polity

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The sexual revolution: an evocative term, but what meaning can be given to it today? How does CosexualityCo come into being and what connections does it have with the changes that have affected personal life on a more general plane? In answering these questions, Anthony Giddens disputes many of the dominant interpretations of the role of sexuality in modern culture. The emergence of what the author calls plastic sexuality Co sexuality freed from its intrinsic relation to reproduction Co is analysed in terms of the longCoterm development of the modern social order and social influences of the last few decades. Giddens argues that the transformation of intimacy, in which women have played the major part, holds out the possibility of a radical democratization of the personal sphere. This book will appeal to a large general audience as well as being essential reading for students and professionals.

Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0745612393
ISBN-13:
9780745612393
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Polity

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