Telling Sexual Stories: Power, Change, and Social Worlds
The world has become cluttered with sexual stories. From child abuse scandals to lesbian and gays coming out; from Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas to the travails of Michael Jackson; from sexual surveys to therapy groups - sexual talk has become more and more evident. This book explores the rites of a sexual story-telling culture.
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Prologue The culture of sexual story telling
An invitation to a sociology of stories
Making sexual stories
Coming out breaking the silence and recovering Introducing some modernist tales
Womens culture and rape stories
The modernisation of gay and lesbian stories
The tale and its time
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