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Powers of Desire: The Politics of Sexuality

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This provocative anthology brings together a diverse group of well-known feminist and gay writers, historians, and activists. They are concerned not only with current sexual issues—abortion, pornography, reproductive and gay rights—but they also raise a host of new issues and questions: How, and in what ways, is sexuality political? Is the struggle for sexual freedom a com ...more
Paperback, 489 pages
Published January 1st 1983 by Monthly Review Press
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Maryn
Sep 22, 2010 Maryn rated it liked it
This is one of those thick anthologies that you should really read over a few months/years. Really good essays, thoughtful and provocative stuff, but too much to swallow in a short period of time. Also pretty dated: there was a lot of reference to gaps or voids in certain areas of scholarhsip that I think have now been more thoroughly addressed.
Real Supergirl
This is a collection of essays ranging from historical analysis to political commentary. Excellent academic, feminist collection about sex and sexuality.
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