Sexed up : theorizing the sexualization of culture

  title={Sexed up : theorizing the sexualization of culture},
  author={Feona Attwood},
This paper reviews and examines emerging academic approaches to the study of ‘sexualized culture’; an examination made necessary by contemporary preoccupations with sexual values, practices and identities, the emergence of new forms of sexual experience and the apparent breakdown of rules, categories and regulations designed to keep the obscene at bay. The paper maps out some key themes and preoccupations in recent academic writing on sex and sexuality, especially those relating to the… CONTINUE READING