By Robert M. Buffington, Eithne Luibhéid, Donna J. Guy
A worldwide historical past of Sexuality offers a provocative, wide-ranging advent to the background of sexuality from the overdue eighteenth century to the current day.
- Explores what sexuality has intended within the daily lives of people over the past 2 hundred years
- Organized round 4 significant topics: the formation of sexual identification, the rules of sexuality via societal norms, the rules of sexuality by means of associations, and the intersection of sexuality with globalization
- Examines the subject from a comparative, worldwide standpoint, with well-chosen case experiences to light up the wider themes
- Includes interdisciplinary contributions from in demand historians, sociologists, anthropologists, and sexuality reports scholars
- Introduces vital theoretical options in a transparent, obtainable way
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They demanded better health services for prostitutes and ways for them to leave the “water trade” (the traditional euphemism for Japan’s nighttime entertainment business). ” By 1940, most critics of prostitution came to agree that it was better, perhaps necessary, to sacrifice a few women in order to keep the social order from collapsing, to protect “innocent” women from male sexual violence, and to keep up soldiers’ morale in the homeland and on the front. This Japanese debate and similar attitudes elsewhere encouraged the development of a variety of sexual slavery systems, ranging from so-called “comfort stations” for Imperial Japanese Army troops to Wehrmacht brothels all over Europe and rape camps within the concentration camps of the Nazi regime (Yoshimi 2000; Soh 2008; Harris 2010; Hedgepeth and Saidel 2010).
He was discovered to be “a cripple,” part male and part female. After classifying him a “strange double-sexed person,” government officials probed into his past. They discovered that Kazutoshi had been born with the name Fuji— and as a woman. The tale appeared in the newspaper under the title, “A Woman Found to Have Testicles” (Algoso 2011). Kazutoshi’s story evoked a number of binaries (opposing categories that define each other through contrast)—man/woman, heterosexual/ homosexual, normal/pathological—that had become indicative of a modern understanding of sexuality by around 1900.
92–3). When missionary efforts failed to convert “heathen” peoples to white Christian ways (often before they were tried), soldiers and settlers sometimes resorted to sexual violence against women of color as a means of retaliation, intimidation, and perhaps even genocide. In later years, medical experimentation, including forced sterilization, served similar ends (Smith 2005). In the South, the institution of slavery conditioned sexual and racial relations in different ways than in the free states.