6 edition of Sex, Politics and Empire found in the catalog.
April 30, 2006
by Manchester University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||256|
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In Sex, Politics and Empire, Richard Phillips investigates controversies surrounding prostitution, homosexuality and the age of consent in the British Empire, and revolutionises our notions about the importance of sex as a nexus of imperial Politics and Empire book by: Sex, Botany, and Empire explores the entwined destinies of these two men and how their influence served both science and imperialism.
Patricia Fara reveals how Enlightenment botany, under the veil of rationality, manifested Sex drive to conquer, subdue, and deflower―all in the name of British by: A pioneering study which has become an established classic in its field, Sex, Politics and Society provides a lucid and comprehensive analysis of the transformations of British sexual life from to the present.
These changes are firmly located in the wider context of British social, political and cultural life, from industrialization, urbanisation and the impact of Empire Cited by: Get this from a library. Sex, politics, and empire: a postcolonial geography.
[Richard Phillips] -- This work investigates the controversies surrounding prostitution, homosexuality and the age of consent in the British empire and revolutionises our notions about the importance of sex.
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Book Description. A pioneering study which has become an established classic in its field, Sex, Politics and Society provides a lucid and comprehensive analysis of the transformations of British sexual life from to the present.
These changes are firmly located in the wider context of British social, political and cultural life, from industrialization, urbanisation and the impact of Empire. Overview. Politics and Sex demonstrates how the “private” is also a site of power.
The study of politics is traditionally founded on a fundamental distinction between the public and private spheres. Focusing on the particular challenges faced by women, author Edna Keeble interrogates the relationship between the desire to control female sexuality and gender inequality in a.
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A pioneering study which has become an established classic in its field, Sex, Politics and Society provides a lucid and comprehensive analysis of the transformations of British sexual life from to the changes are firmly located in the wider context of British social, political and cultural life, from industrialization, urbanisation and the impact of Empire and Author: Jeffrey Weeks.
This book provides a unique conception of US empire building, linking overseas expansion with 1) the growth of a police state and declining living standards; 2) advanced technologically driven global spying on adversaries and allies with declining economic competitiveness and military defeats; 3) large scale, long term commitments of economic and /5(8).
Sexual Politics was largely influenced by Simone De Beauvoir 's book The Second Sex, although De Beauvoir's text is known for being more intellectually-focused and less emotionally invigorating than Millett's text. Reception [ edit ]Author: Kate Millett. Caesars' Wives: Sex, Power, and Politics in the Roman Empire Annelise Freisenbruch, Free Press, $28 (p) ISBN MORE BOOKS YOU'D LIKE.
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Forms of expression with lower cultural cachet in antiquity—such as comedy, satire, invective, love poetry, graffiti, magic spells, inscriptions, and interior decoration—have more to say about sex than elevated genres, such as epic and tragedy.
Regulating Sex in the Roman Empire. Ideology, the Bible, and the Early Christians Taking on modern cultural debates on marriage and sexuality, with implications for historians, political thinkers, and jurists, this book undermines the conservative ideology of the family, starting from the position that early Christianity, in its emphasis on.
Empire is a book by post-Marxist philosophers Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri. Written in the mids, it was published in and quickly sold beyond its expectations as an academic work.
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About the Book. Original and compelling, Laura Briggs's Reproducing Empire shows how, for both Puerto Ricans and North Americans, ideologies of sexuality, reproduction, and gender have shaped relations between the island and the science to public policy, the "culture of poverty" to overpopulation, feminism to Puerto Rican nationalism, this book.
Sex, Botany and Empire by Patricia Fara Icon Books £, pp 'The way that botanists divide up flowers reminds me of the way Africa was divided into countries by politicians,' Miles Kington. While high politics and commerce dominate accounts of the British Empire, this book demonstrates the constitutive role of women/the colonised and explains how their bodily interaction with the English males/colonisers added to larger socio-political discourses.
“Creatively conceptualized and methodologically queer, Jennifer Tyburczy’s Sex Museums: The Politics and Performance of Display is a welcome addition to a growing corpus of scholarship on museum history and the politics of exhibiting sex for leisure, entertainment, pedagogy, and activism Provocative and troubling, methodologically diverse, and deeply creative, Sex Museums is a book.
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The previous two editions of the. Many sex scandals in American history have involved incumbent United States federal elected politicians, as well as persons appointed with the consent of the United States Senate. Sometimes the officials have denied the accusations, or have apologized, or have lost their office in consequence of the scandal (e.g.
by resigning or being defeated or deciding not to run again).Sex, Politics, and Putin Political Legitimacy in Russia Valerie Sperling Oxford Studies in Culture and Politics.
An in-depth look at the political factors contributing to Russia's increasingly hostile environment for women and those outside of prevailing gender norms.Niall Campbell Ferguson (/ ˈ n iː l /; born 18 April ) is a Scottish-born historian.
He is a senior fellow at the Hoover usly, he was a professor at Harvard University and New York University, visiting professor at New College of the Humanities and senior research fellow at Jesus College, Oxford. Ferguson writes and lectures on international history, economic and Alma mater: Magdalen College, Oxford.