The Real Facts of Life

The Real Facts of Life : Feminism and the Politics of Sexuality, c.1850-1940

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First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa more

Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 156 x 228 x 20mm | 322.06g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Annotated
  • 0748401008
  • 9780748401000
  • 2,187,478

Table of contents

Sex, Class and Hetero-Relations; Feminism and the Politicization of Sexuality in Victorian and Edwardian England; The Real Facts of Life; Militant Feminism and the Double Standard of Sexual Morality; Towards a Feminist Model of Sexuality, Elizabeth Blackwell; "Sex Freedom" or Female Sexual Autonomy?; Tensions and Divisions within Feminism in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries; Eroticizing Women's Oppression; Havelock Ellis and the Construction of the "Natural"; The Unhappy Marriage of Feminism and Sexology; Marie Stopes and the "Laws of Love"; "Teaching Watch Comes Naturally?"; The Politics of Desire in the Marriage Manuals of the '20s and '30s; Feminism and the Power to Define our own more