The Unfinished Sexual Revolution

  title={The Unfinished Sexual Revolution},
  author={Laurie Taylor},
  journal={Journal of Biosocial Science},
  pages={473 - 492}
  • L. Taylor
  • Published 1 October 1971
  • History
  • Journal of Biosocial Science
Editorial note. March 17th, 1971 was the fiftieth anniversary of the opening by Marie Stopes of her birth control clinic in Holloway, London, the first of its kind in the UK and possibly in the world. In recognition of this notable event, the Board of the Marie Stopes Memorial Foundation, in conjunction with the University of York, has established a Marie Stopes Memorial Lecture to be given annually for a term of years. The first of the series was delivered on 12th March in the Department of… 

The Mothers' Clinic

The Board of the Marie Stopes Memorial Foundation organized in 1971 the first of a series of Marie Stopes Memorial Lectures to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the opening of her first clinic in

The Challenge of Marie Stopes

The main themes of the book are introduced in this chapter: Marie as an academic scientist, sexual revolutionary and birth control pioneer. It examines her fame in the inter-war years and continued

The Changing Pattern of Human Reproduction in Scotland, 1928–72

  • D. Baird
  • History
    Journal of Biosocial Science
  • 1975
The changes in human reproduction which have occurred in the last 50 years are discussed under the headings of three of Marie Stopes' best known books: Radiant Motherhood, Planned Parenthood and Married Love.

Birth control nursing in the Marie Stopes mothers' clinics 1921-1931

The thesis argues that had Stopes and her organisation remained within the amalgamated organisation, she may have inculcated her nurse-led approach into the work of these other clinics, with a subsequent impact on the role and training of nurses and midwives throughout the ensuing decades.

Abortion and the Individual Talent

This essay approaches T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land through the lens of the demographic transition (1880-1930), which appeared to contemporaries as an unprecedented crisis. Abortion stood at the heart

History of Contraception

The factors controlling human fertility and the development of rational therapies to limit births are not necessarily more difficult to understand than the isolation and cure of bacterial diseases.

La révolution sexuelle de demain

De tout temps, la sexualite a ete utilisee comme un levier social. Qu’elles soient primitives ou recentes, les societes ont toujours voulu en faire un outil demagogique, mis au service de leur



Sex as Work: A Study of Avocational Counseling

This paper examines how sex play is represented in fifteen popular marriage manuals. The authors of these books are viewed as avocational counselors advising Americans about sexual activity in

A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis

The Origin and Development of PsychoanalysisThe New Psychology and Its Relation to LifeIntroduction to PsychoanalysisCentres and Peripheries of PsychoanalysisA General Introduction to PsychoanalysisA

The Myth of the Vaginal Orgasm

The Sexual Revolution

The birth controllers

Eros and Civilization

Sexuality and Class Struggle. New Left Books, London RIEFF, P

  • Women and Labour. Fisher & Unwin, London. SHURLEY, M.J
  • 1970

Liberation of Women: Sexual Repression and the Family. A pamphlet reprinted by Agitprop

  • 1968