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The Sexual Organization of the City

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Drawing on extensive surveys and interviews with Chicago adults, Edward O. Laumann and his colleagues show that the city is, in the face of pop culture evidence to the contrary, a place where sexual choices and options are constrained. From Wicker Park and Boys Town to the South Side and Pilsen, the editors observe that sexual behavior and partnering are significantly limi ...more
Paperback, 435 pages
Published November 21st 2005 by University Of Chicago Press (first published May 1st 2004)
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Stephen Cranney
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Solid, well organized and well researched. A book length treatment of the results of one of the few comprehensive sexual surveys ever given, seeks to debunk popular misconceptions about sexual activity in urban environments. Long story short, it's much less adventurous than popularly portrayed.
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