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An Introduction: The History of Sexuality, Volume 1

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The author turns his attention to sex and the reasons why we are driven constantly to analyze and discuss it. An iconoclastic explanation of modern sexual history.

Review:

"Foucault is a thinker from whose writing one can infer lessons for our modern lives and dilemmas." Boston Globe

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"Though at times it draws very broad conclusions from the discussion of relatively few texts, it is still highly recommended." Library Journal

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About the Author

One of the leading intellectuals of the twentieth century and the most prominent thinker in post-war France, Foucault's work influenced disciplines as diverse as history, sociology, philosophy, sociology and literary criticism.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679724698
Subtitle:
An Introduction
Author:
Foucault, Michel
Author:
Foucault, Alain Ed.
Author:
Foucault, Alain Ed.
Publisher:
Vintage
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Sexuality
Subject:
Mind & Body
Subject:
Human Sexuality
Subject:
Sex
Subject:
Sex customs
Subject:
Contraception -- Psychological aspects.
Subject:
Contraception -- Decision making.
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
Sex customs -- History.
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Psychology : General
Subject:
philosophy;sexuality;history;theory;foucault;non-fiction;sex;critical theory;queer;gender;cultural studies;power;sociology;french;postmodernism;20th century;social theory;poststructuralism;gender studies;psychology;queer theory;discourse;history of sexual
Subject:
philosophy;sexuality;history;theory;foucault;non-fiction;sex;critical theory;queer;gender;cultural studies;power;sociology;french;postmodernism;20th century;social theory;poststructuralism;gender studies;psychology;queer theory;discourse;history of sexual
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Vintage Books ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
19900414
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.18x5.22x.44 in. .41 lbs.

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