Regulating Sex: The Politics of Intimacy and Identity

Synopsis

Regulating Sex discusses the various ways that sex and sexuality are regulated by government and society. From the 'clean-up' of Times Square to 'the closet' to the sodomy statutes still on the books in many states, there are numerous methods for government to intervene and otherwise seek to influence sexuality and sexual behavior. Topics include: *sexual abuse in families *sex tourism in the Caribbean *US sodomy statutes *the politics of the closet *child prostitution *trans-gender rights *migration. This collection has an impressive array of contributors writing on compelling topics.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2005