Download E-books Sex in Antiquity: Exploring Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World (Rewriting Antiquity) PDF

By Mark Masterson

Looking at intercourse and sexuality from numerous old, sociological and theoretical views, as represented in quite a few media, Sex in Antiquity represents a colourful photograph of the self-discipline of historical gender and sexuality experiences, showcasing the paintings of best foreign students in addition to that of rising skills and new voices.

Sexuality and gender within the historical international is a space of study that has grown quick with usually unexpected shifts in concentration and theoretical standpoints. This quantity contextualises those shifts whereas setting up new rules and avenues of exploration that extra boost this energetic box or set of disciplines. This huge examine additionally contains reviews of gender and sexuality within the old close to East which not just supply wealthy attention of these parts but in addition offer a comparative point of view infrequently present in such collections. Sex in Antiquity is an important contribution to the sphere of old gender and sexuality reviews.

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Download E-books Sex in Advertising: Perspectives on the Erotic Appeal (Routledge Communication Series) PDF

Sex in advertisements: views at the Erotic Appeal is the 1st publication to entirely take on vital matters approximately intercourse in advertisements. what's it? Does it paintings? How does it impact contributors and society? Well-respected students and well known writers resolution those questions as they tackle the subsequent matters linked to intercourse in cutting-edge ads surroundings: gender adjustments and illustration, accidental social results, subliminal embeds, appeals to the gay group, and new media. The e-book incorporates a mixture of views, together with unique experimental reviews, interpretive and old analyses, and cultural critiques.

The definitive resource on intercourse in ads, this ebook:
*is centralized round a novel subject matter: knowing how intercourse in ads appeals paintings and why they're so regularly occurring;
*includes a number of views to catch the richness of sexual appeals;
*brings jointly viewpoints from either recognized students and writers;
*provides a wealth of principles and learn questions for these attracted to the subject; and
*contains discussions of intercourse in ads from its roots within the 1700s to web advertising this present day and past.

The e-book is needs to studying for ads and gender researchers, students, and scholars. someone drawn to mass media, patron psychology, and pop culture will locate this publication a vital resource.

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Download E-books The Sex Myth: Why Everything We're Told is Wrong PDF

By Brooke Magnanti

Is there any fact to the epidemic of intercourse dependancy? Are our youngsters quite getting sexualised more youthful? Are males the one ones who like porn? Brooke Magnanti seems to be in any respect those questions and extra - and proves that maybe we've all been taking the solutions for granted.

Brooke Magnanti is not any stranger to controversy. As Belle de Jour she enthralled and outraged the kingdom in equivalent degree. Now her actual id is out within the open, Brooke's heritage as a scientist and a researcher can come to endure in her attention-grabbing research into the reality in the back of the headlines, scandals and ethical outrage that fill the media (and our minds) by way of sex.

Using her wonderful and expert voice, Brooke strips away the hype and appears on the technology in the back of intercourse and the panic in the back of public coverage. in contrast to such a lot of media column inches, Brooke makes use of verifiable educational study. this can be truth now not fiction; technological know-how now not supposition.

So relax, open your brain and get ready to be surprised ...

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Download E-books The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature PDF

Instantly a pioneering research of evolution and an obtainable and energetic interpreting adventure, The Mating Mind marks the arriving of a prescient and provocative new technology author. Psychologist Geoffrey Miller deals the main convincing–and radical–explanation for a way and why the human brain advanced.

Consciousness, morality, creativity, language, and artwork: those are the characteristics that make us human. Scientists have generally defined those traits as basically a facet impression of surplus mind dimension, yet Miller argues that they have been sexual attractors, now not uncomfortable side effects. He bases his argument on Darwin’s concept of sexual selection, which beforehand has performed moment mess around to Darwin’s idea of natural selection, and attracts on principles and learn from a variety of fields, together with psychology, economics, heritage, and pa tradition. Witty, powerfully argued, and consistently thought-provoking, The Mating Mind is a landmark in our realizing of our personal species.

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Download E-books Common Women: Prostitution and Sexuality in Medieval England (Studies in the History of Sexuality) PDF

By Ruth Mazo Karras

Via a delicate use of a large choice of resourceful and didactic texts, Ruth Karras indicates that whereas prostitutes as contributors have been marginalized inside of medieval tradition, prostitution as an establishment was once primary to the medieval knowing of what it intended to be a girl. this significant paintings may be of curiosity to students and scholars of background, women's stories, and the historical past of sexuality.

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Download E-books Sexual Perversions, 1670-1890 PDF

By Julie Peakman

This publication is an interesting glimpse into the historical past of sexual perversions and diversions together with fetishism, cross-dressing, effeminate males and masculinised ladies, sodomy, tribadism, masturbation, necrophilia, rape, paedophilia, flagellation, and sado-masochism, asking how those sexual tendencies have been seen at a specific time in background.

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Download E-books Le sexe en mal d'amour : De la révolution sexuelle à la régression érotique PDF

By Jocelyne Robert

Ce livre n'est pas un manuel. Ni un advisor. Jocelyne Robert ne se contente pas de dénoncer le vacarme sexuel et les diktats qui castrent les hommes et les femmes de leur humanité. Elle nous suggest de nous affranchir de ce pénible modèle sexuel qui nous colle à los angeles peau, de rapatrier le sens de l. a. fête, de promouvoir l. a. célébration de l'être humain, l'aptitude au bonheur autant qu'à l'orgasme... Elle montre que l. a. liberté sexuelle ne peut résider dans l'assujettissement à criteria, des normes, des carcans. Faire l'amour, c'est le contraire de se conformer ou de se soumettre ! L'auteur soutient que ce n'est pas parce qu'on parle, ç l'heure du lunch, de vibrateur, de Viagra ou de aspect G qu'on est plus évolué sexuellement. Avec un humour réjouissant et une rigueur à toute épreuve, Jocelyne Robert cherche à retrouver les clés égarées, ces clés qui nous libèrent de l. a. platitude érotique.

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