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Author: Charles Jackson

Title: Against the Grain

Subtitle: Writing the History of Sexual Variance in America

Journal: Borderlines: Studies in American Culture

Volume: 3

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Year: 1996

Pages: 278-286

ISSN: 0968-7475 – Find a Library: WordCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 18th Century, 19th Century, 20th Century | American History: U.S. History



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Abstract: »Sexual variance, a neutral term for "sexual deviance," is a culturally constructed concept; a survey of writings on the topic pertaining to the United States shows that norms concerning rape, prostitution, and same-sex relationships have changed significantly since the 18th century.« (Source: America: History and Life)

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