Disorders of Desire: Sexuality and Gender in Modern American Sexology

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Temple University Press, 2005 - Psychology - 304 pages
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Disorders of Desireis the only book to tell the story of the development and impact of sexology - the scientific study of sex - in the United States. In this era of sex scandals, culture wars, "Sex in the City," and new sexual enhancement technologiies (like erectile dysfunction drugs), its critique of sexology is even more relevant than it was when the book was first published in 1990. Revised throughout, this new edition features a chapter on the invention of the diagnosis of "sex addiction" in the 1970s, examining the social and political implications of this "disorder." The new Afterward focuses on recent developments within the field of sexology. In particular, it discusses the "Viagra Revolution" that began in the 1990s, analyzing the role of the pharmaceutical industry in developing sexual enhancements and in searching for the female equivalent of Viagra.
  

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MAD DOG aka Punyamurtula Kishore MD, Sheela Gurbani MD
MAD DOG MILLIONAIRE a.k.a. Punyamurtula Kishore MD , ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION SPECIALIST , ANDROLOGIST and GYNECOLOGIST, Sheela Gurbani MD
Neurologist @ Preventive Medicine Associates ,Brookline Village, MA
Specialization in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Sexual Dysfunction Rehabilitation. Male , Female, Shemale and Sex Surrogate Services. Referrals and Practice Rooms with Cameras for Observation of Surrogate Sex Services. Cross Dressing Services and Transformations.
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GET ROCK HARD ERECTION IN 30 MINUTES GUARANTEED MAD DOG MILLIONAIRE a.k.a. PUNYAMURTULA KISHORE MD@BROOKLINE VILLAGE, MA
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Contents

Toward a ValueFree Science of Sex The Kinsey Reports
15
Science Medicine and a Market
45
Sexology at a Crossroad Consolidation and Confusion
67
The Humanistic Theme in Sexology
75
Sexual Science and Sexual Politics
97
Conflict and Accommodation Who Defines Sexuality?
111
The Practice of Scientific Sexology Sex Therapy and Gender Research
133
Repairing the Conjugal Bed The Clinical Practice of Modern Sex Therapy
139
Regulated Passions The Invention of Inhibited Sexual Desire and Sex Addiction
163
Boys Will Be Girls Contemporary Research on Gender
185
Conclusion
225
Afterword
233
Notes
255
Index
297
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Page 278 - George Herbert Mead, Mind. Self, and Society: From the Standpoint of a Social Behaviorist, ed Charles W. Morris (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1962), see back cover. 9. TV Smith, "Social Philosophy of George Herbert Mead," American Journal of Sociology 37 (1931): 369.

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Janice M. Irvine is Professor of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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