The Neosexual Revolution

  title={The Neosexual Revolution},
  author={Volkmar Sigusch},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  • V. Sigusch
  • Published 1 August 1998
  • Psychology
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
The affluent societies of the Western world have witnessed a tremendous cultural and social transformation of sexuality during the 1980s and 1990s, a process I refer to as the neosexual revolution. Up to now, this recoding and reassessment of sexuality has proceeded rather slowly and quietly. Yet both its real and its symbolic effects may indeed be more consequential than those brought about in the course of the rapid, noisy sexual revolution of the 1960s and 1970s. The neosexual revolution is… 
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