1st Edition

Perversion
The Erotic Form of Hatred





ISBN 9780946439201
Published December 31, 1986 by Routledge
256 Pages

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Book Description

This book focuses on the subject of the development of masculinity and femininity. It shows that the perverse scene aims not only at denying castration, but also at securing a more solid basis for a jeopardized sexual identity.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Definition -- Definitions -- Impact of New Advances in Sex Research on Psychoanalytic Theory -- Variants: Aberrations That Are Not Perversions -- Perversions: Aberrations That Are Not Variants -- Dynamics: Trauma, Hostility, Risk, and Revenge -- Pornography and Perversion -- Hostility and Mystery in Perversion -- Perversion: Risk versus Boredom -- Symbiosis Anxiety and the Development of Masculinity -- A Crime as a Sexual Act -- Social Issues -- Is Homosexuality a Diagnosis? -- Sex as Sin -- The Necessity of Perversion

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