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SEXUAL HISTORY: EXPRESSION, REGULATION AND RIGHTS IN THE WEST SINCE 1800
This course examines the history of sexuality from the nineteenth century to the present, investigating sexual desire, behaviour, and ideologies. Topics include the body, marriage, reproduction, prostitution, same-sex relations, and religious, medical and psychiatric intervention, and help demonstrate that sexuality has been the object of social scrutiny and political regulation.