Dangerous Sexualities: Medico-Moral Politics in England Since 1830, 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

Dangerous Sexualities

Medico-Moral Politics in England Since 1830, 2nd Edition

By Frank Mort

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296 pages

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Dangerous Sexualities takes a look at how our ideas of health and disease are linked to moral and immoral notions of sex. Beginning in the 1830s, Frank Mort relates his social historical narratives to the sexual choices and possibilities facing us now.

This long-awaited second edition has been thoroughly updated to include new discussions of eugenics, race hygiene and social imperialism in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. With a new and extended bibliography, introduction and illustrations, this second edition brings a classic into the 21st Century.

About the Author

Frank Mort is Professor of Cultural history and Director of the Ralph Samuel Centre for Metropolitan Cultural History at the University of East London.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS054000
HISTORY / Social History
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOC057000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disease & Health Issues