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Intimate Matters Product Detail:

  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 06 July 1997
  • ISBN : 0226142647
  • Page : 446 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 voters

Intimate Matters Book Summary/Review:

The first full length study of the history of sexuality in America, Intimate Matters offers trenchant insights into the sexual behavior of Americans, from colonial times to today. D'Emilio and Freedman give us a deeper understanding of how sexuality has dramatically influenced politics and culture throughout our history. "The book John D'Emilio co-wrote with Estelle B. Freedman, Intimate Matters, was cited by Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy when, writing for a majority of court on July 26, he and his colleagues struck down a Texas law criminalizing sodomy. The decision was widely hailed as a victory for gay rights—and it derived in part, according to Kennedy's written comments, from the information he gleaned from D'Emilio's book, which traces the history of American perspectives on sexual relationships from the nation's founding through the present day. The justice mentioned Intimate Matters specifically in the court's decision."—Julia Keller, Chicago Tribune "Fascinating. . . . [D'Emilio and Freedman] marshall their material to chart a gradual but decisive shift in the way Americans have understood sex and its meaning in their lives." —Barbara Ehrenreich, New York Times Book Review "With comprehensiveness and care . . . D'Emilio and Freedman have surveyed the sexual patterns for an entire nation across four centuries." —Martin Bauml Duberman, Nation "Intimate Matters is comprehensive, meticulous and intelligent." —Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Book World "This book is remarkable. . . . [Intimate Matters] is bound to become the definitive survey of American sexual history for years to come." —Roy Porter, Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences

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Intimate Matters

Intimate Matters
  • Author : John D'Emilio,Estelle B. Freedman,Edgar E Robinson Professor in United States History Estelle B Freedman
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • ISBN : 0226142647
GET THIS BOOKIntimate Matters

The first full length study of the history of sexuality in America, Intimate Matters offers trenchant insights into the sexual behavior of Americans, from colonial times to today. D'Emilio and Freedman give us a deeper understanding of how sexuality has dramatically influenced politics and culture throughout our history. "The book John D'Emilio co-wrote with Estelle B. Freedman, Intimate Matters, was cited by Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy when, writing for a majority of court on July 26, he and his colleagues

Documenting Intimate Matters

Documenting Intimate Matters
  • Author : Thomas A. Foster
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-05
  • ISBN : 9780226257488
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Over time, sexuality in America has changed dramatically. Frequently redefined and often subject to different systems of regulation, it has been used as a means of control; it has been a way to understand ourselves and others; and it has been at the center of fierce political storms, including some of the most crucial changes in civil rights in the last decade. Edited by Thomas A. Foster, Documenting Intimate Matters features seventy-two documents that collectively highlight the broad diversity inherent

Studying Intimate Matters

Studying Intimate Matters
  • Author : Barbara Ann Barrett,Christian Groes-Green
  • Publisher : Christian Groes-Green
  • Release Date : 2011
  • ISBN : 9789970251308
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Privacy, Intimacy, and Isolation

Privacy, Intimacy, and Isolation
  • Author : Julie Inness
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1992-05-21
  • ISBN : 9780198023555
GET THIS BOOKPrivacy, Intimacy, and Isolation

Privacy is a puzzling concept. From the backyard to the bedroom, everyday life gives rise to an abundance of privacy claims. In the legal sphere, privacy is invoked with respect to issues including abortion, marriage, and sexuality. Yet privacy is surrounded by a mire of theoretical debate. Certain philosophers argue that privacy is neither conceptually nor morally distinct from other interests, while numerous legal scholars point to the apparently disparate interests involved in constitutional and tort privacy law. By arguing

Intimate Issues

Intimate Issues
  • Author : Linda Dillow,Lorraine Pintus
  • Publisher : WaterBrook
  • Release Date : 2009-07-28
  • ISBN : 9780307459022
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Intimate Issues answers the twenty-one questions about sex most frequently asked by Christian wives, as determined by a nationwide poll of over one thousand women. Written from the perspective of two mature Christian wives and Bible teachers–women who you’ll come to know as teachers and friends–Intimate Issues is biblical and informative: sometimes humorous, other times practical, but always honest. Through its solid teaching warm testimonials, scriptural insights, and experts’ advise, you’ll find resolution for your questions

Intimacy, Sex and Relationship Challenges Laid Bare Across the Lifespan

Intimacy, Sex and Relationship Challenges Laid Bare Across the Lifespan
  • Author : Judy Benns,Sue Burridge,Jean Penman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-07-07
  • ISBN : 9781000398373
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This accessible book uses case studies to explore issues around intimacy, sexual function and sexual development over the lifespan, introducing applied principles and practices when working with sexuality-related issues. Introducing an easy-to-use ‘Reflect and Respond’ model as a framework for interactions, this book discusses a broad selection of topics and life stages, including hidden loss, gender identity, disability, early years experiences and older age. Exposing anonymized real-life experiences of intimacy, sexual function, and sexual development from birth to end of

Love and Intimate Relationships

Love and Intimate Relationships
  • Author : Norman M. Brown,Ellen S. Amatea
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-06-17
  • ISBN : 9781135062125
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Using a style that draws students into the ongoing inquiry into how intimate relationships work, Love and Intimate Relationships investigates the life cycle of relationships influences that affect them, theories behind them, and ways to improve them. Dozens of stories from students themselves, case examples and over 150 tables, figure, and the cartoons of Don Edwing of Mad Magazine help bring the material alive. The book is also unique in exploring aspects of human relationships not covered in other textbooks on

Intimacy in Cinema

Intimacy in Cinema
  • Author : David Roche,Isabelle Schmitt-Pitiot
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2014-09-19
  • ISBN : 9780786479245
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Though intimacy has been a wide concern in the humanities, it has received little critical attention in film studies. This collection of new essays investigates both the potential intimacy of cinema as a medium and the possibility of a cinema of intimacy where it is least expected. As a notion defined by binaries--inside and outside, surface and depth, public and private, self and other--intimacy, because it implies sharing, calls into question the boundaries between these extremes, and the border separating

Intimate States

Intimate States
  • Author : Margot Canaday,Nancy F. Cott,Robert O. Self
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2021-08-30
  • ISBN : 9780226794891
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Fourteen essays examine the unexpected relationships between government power and intimate life in the last 150 years of United States history. The last few decades have seen a surge of historical scholarship that analyzes state power and expands our understanding of governmental authority and the ways we experience it. At the same time, studies of the history of intimate life—marriage, sexuality, child-rearing, and family—also have blossomed. Yet these two literatures have not been considered together in a sustained way.

Intimacy and Italian Migration

Intimacy and Italian Migration
  • Author : Loretta Baldassar,Donna R. Gabaccia
  • Publisher : Fordham Univ Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • ISBN : 9780823231843
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Loretta Baldassar is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Sociology at the University of Western Australia. --

George Galphin's Intimate Empire

George Galphin's Intimate Empire
  • Author : Bryan C. Rindfleisch
  • Publisher : Indians and Southern History
  • Release Date : 2019
  • ISBN : 9780817320270
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A revealing saga detailing the economic, familial, and social bonds forged by Indian trader George Galphin in the early American South A native of Ireland, George Galphin arrived in South Carolina in 1737 and quickly emerged as one of the most proficient deerskin traders in the South. This was due in large part to his marriage to Metawney, a Creek Indian woman from the town of Coweta, who incorporated Galphin into her family and clan, allowing him to establish one of

Compassionate Love in Intimate Relationships

Compassionate Love in Intimate Relationships
  • Author : Josiane M. Apollon
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-12-30
  • ISBN : 9781000529258
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Drawing on interviews conducted with Black couples in the United States, this book explores relational resilience and identifies unique adaptation strategies that enable couples to overcome the multigenerational effects of violence and sexual mass trauma from slavery and activates compassionate love in flourishing relationships. By applying Appreciative Inquiry (AI) methodology and family systems theory, the book captures the spiritual, emotional, and sexual dimensions in Black couple systems that gives meaning to their resilient relationships in the context of contemporary America.

Regulating Intimacy

Regulating Intimacy
  • Author : Jean-Louis Cohen
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-01-10
  • ISBN : 9781400825035
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The regulation of intimate relationships has been a key battleground in the culture wars of the past three decades. In this bold and innovative book, Jean Cohen presents a new approach to regulating intimacy that promises to defuse the tensions that have long sparked conflict among legislators, jurists, activists, and scholars. Disputes have typically arisen over questions that apparently set the demands of personal autonomy, justice, and responsibility against each other. Can law stay out of the bedroom without shielding

Criminal Intimacy

Criminal Intimacy
  • Author : Regina Kunzel
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2022-03-22
  • ISBN : 9780226824789
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Sex is usually assumed to be a closely guarded secret of prison life. But it has long been the subject of intense scrutiny by both prison administrators and reformers—as well as a source of fascination and anxiety for the American public. Historically, sex behind bars has evoked radically different responses from professionals and the public alike. In Criminal Intimacy, Regina Kunzel tracks these varying interpretations and reveals their foundational influence on modern thinking about sexuality and identity. Historians have

Sexuality, Intimacy, Power

Sexuality, Intimacy, Power
  • Author : Muriel Dimen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-06-17
  • ISBN : 9781134908745
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Can contemporary psychoanalysis tell us anything about sexuality that is new and clinically meaningful? It most certainly can, answers Muriel Dimen in Sexuality, Intimacy, Power, a compelling attempt to revivify Freud's core interest, in "sexual impulses in the ordinary sense of the term." But there is nothing ordinary about Dimen's project. Drawing on contemporary relational theory, feminism, and postmodernism, she takes a sustained, sometimes irreverent, look at assumptions about psychosexuality. For Dimen, the shift from dualism to multiplicity that has