Telling Sexual Stories: Power, Change, and Social Worlds

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Psychology Press, 1995 - Psychology - 244 pages
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Heinrich Schenker: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography concerning both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources which deal with him, his compositions, and his influence as a composer and theorist.

  

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Contents

Prologue The culture of sexual story telling
3
An invitation to a sociology of stories
18
Making sexual stories
32
Coming out breaking the silence and recovering Introducing some modernist tales
49
Womens culture and rape stories
62
The modernisation of gay and lesbian stories
81
Recovery tales
97
The tale and its time
113
The shifting sexual stories of late modernity
131
Intimate citizenship The politics of sexual story telling
144
Epilogue Beyond stories? The pragmatics of story telling
167
Notes
181
Bibliography
217
Index
240
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Plummer has an international reputation as a distinguished scholar of social interaction and human sexuality. He is professor of sociology at the University of Essex in England.

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