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Sex and Sensibility: Stories of a Lesbian Generation

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In the first book to analyze shifts in lesbian identity, consciousness, and culture from the 1970s to the 1990s, Arlene Stein contributes an important chapter to the study of the women's movement and offers a revealing portrait of the exchange between a radical generation of feminists and its successors. Tracing the evolution of the lesbian movement from the bar scene to t ...more
Paperback, 252 pages
Published April 2nd 1997 by University of California Press (first published 1997)
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Chloe
Feb 20, 2016 Chloe rated it really liked it
As with the other book I finished reading today, Lillian Faderman's Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers, I'm glad to have been able to read this in the context of my class on lesbian history. The amount of contextualization for the period of lesbian history covered in this book, as well as lesbian history in the preceding decades, helped me enormously as I read Sex and Sensibility (speaking of which, what an A+ title).
Haley Pritchard
Mar 30, 2016 Haley Pritchard rated it it was amazing
5 stars for Berkeley sociologists as usual. Very helpful in understanding the links between lesbianism and radical feminism as movements/identities
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Feb 13, 2015 Elizabeth rated it it was ok
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I bought this early Feb 2015. haven't read it but a scan looks really good.
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