Talking Sex: Deciphering Dialogues of American Female Sexuality in the Mosher Survey, 1892–1920

@article{Tun2010TalkingSD,
  title={Talking Sex: Deciphering Dialogues of American Female Sexuality in the Mosher Survey, 1892–1920},
  author={Tanfer Emin Tunç},
  journal={Journal of Women's History},
  year={2010},
  volume={22},
  pages={130 - 153}
}
The Mosher Survey (1892-1920) is an important historical source because it is the earliest known qualitative study of American women's sexuality. It not only provides us with a rare glimpse into the lives of turn-of-the-twentieth-century middle-class women, but also serves as an intimate window into an embedded series of "relationships"—between the physician (Mosher) and her subjects, between the respondents and American society, and between women of the same socioeconomic class. The survey… CONTINUE READING

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