Structuring the sexual revolution

@article{Martin1996StructuringTS,
  title={Structuring the sexual revolution},
  author={John Levi Martin},
  journal={Theory and Society},
  year={1996},
  volume={25},
  pages={105-151}
}
  • J. Martin
  • Published 1 February 1996
  • History
  • Theory and Society
ConclusionThe explosion of sexualityWe have seen how ideas of the repression of sexual energies within a sex-economic framework, the revolt of sexuality incarnated in youth and the struggle to control/educate children's sexuality, the revolt of women due to greater independence, and the scientizing of the world of morals were brought together to produce the idea of the “sexual revolution” - a specific interpretation of undeniable changes in mores and behavior. While it might seem that the net… 
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