An interpretation of desire: essays in the study of by John Gagnon

By John Gagnon

An Interpretation of hope bargains a bracing selection of significant essays via John Gagnon, one of many prime and most provoking figures in sexual learn. Spanning his paintings from the Seventies, while he explored the concept sexuality is mediated via social procedures and categories—thus paving the best way for Foucault—and then extending via his flip to problems with hope throughout the Nineteen Nineties, those essays represent an important entr?e to the learn of sexuality within the 20th century.Gagnon can be top often called the coauthor of Sexual Conduct—a booklet that brought the seminal inspiration of sexual scripting—and as one of many coauthors of The Social association of Sexuality, a foundational paintings that's commonly thought of to be crucial examine of human sexual habit because the Kinsey record. The essays accumulated the following first hint the effect of scripting idea on Gagnon, outlining the unconventional departure he took from the dominant organic and psychiatric versions of intercourse study. the amount then turns to more moderen essays that give some thought to such vexed concerns as homosexuality, the theories of Sigmund Freud, HIV, dangerous intercourse, and the social points of sexually transmitted illnesses.

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