Bisexuality: A Critical Reader

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Psychology Press, 1999 - Psychology - 230 pages
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Bisexuality: A Critical Reader presents the essential primary texts on bisexuality from the last 100 years in an easy-to-read format. Exploring this often controversial concept from a range of perspectives, this book places bisexuality in its historical and cultural context and explores its many meanings and uses. Merl Storr's introductions give a straightforward overview of the texts included and sets them clearly in the context of debates on bisexuality.
This collection includes pieces by:
* Henry Havelock Ellis
* Sigmund Freud
* Alfred C. Kinsey, Wardell B. Pomeroy and Clyde E. Martin
* and Hélèn Cixous.
 

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Contents

Bisexual identity and bisexual behaviour 57
3
Genealogy of the concept of bisexuality
13
Extracts from BiSexual Love
28
Heterosexualhomosexual rating scale
33
Votes on the Kinsey Scale
49
The Kinsey heterosexualhomosexual scale
51
Issues 1977
59
Mexican Male Bisexuality 1985
75
Extracts from Women and Bisexuality
100
Extracts from Activating Bisexuality
119
Extracts from Vice Versa
138
Extract from Queer Ethics
152
Ambiguous Identity in an Unambiguous
167
Extract from The Laugh of
189
Bibliography
211
Index
224

Oefinitions ofhaving sex
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About the author (1999)

Merl Storr, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of East London.

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