Regulating Sex: The Politics of Intimacy and Identity

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Elizabeth Bernstein, Laurie Schaffner
Taylor & Francis, Sep 1, 2004 - Social Science - 344 pages
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Regulating Sex is an anthology that presents debates over the role of the state in constructing and controlling erotic practice, intimacy, and identity. The purpose of this edited volume is to address sexual dilemmas in law and the state in substantive areas such as same-sex domestic partnerships, sexual economies, and childhood sexuality via a series of spirited dialogues between socio-legal scholars from diverse disciplinary, national, and political perspectives.

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Elizabeth Bernstein is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies at Barnard College, Columbia University. Laurie Schaffner is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the author of Teenage Runaways.

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