The history of sexuality by Michel Foucault

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  • Sex customs -- History

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StatementMichel Foucault ; translated from the French by Robert Hurley.
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The History of Sexuality is not really a history of sexuality. It is rather a genealogical study of a specific The history of sexuality book, political & discursive construction called sexuality a construction that has been deployed since its inception to police bodies and to service the social, political & economic exigencies of power.4/5.

The History of Sexuality, Volume!: An Introduction by Michel Foucault, is this major French thinker's last work, and since so many others have given a good sense of what the book is about, I will be brief. My only demur to their opinions is that while this may be his most popular book, it is not his best, or his most influential among by: This book examines sexuality in the past, and explores how it helps explain sexuality in the present.

The subject of sexuality is often a controversial one, and exploring it through a world history perspective emphasizes the extent to which societies, including our own, are still reacting to historical change through contemporary sexual behaviors, values, and debates/5(4).

Both Parts 2 and 3 lack the importance of History of Sexuality Part 1 because of their failure to thoroughly consider Roman and Greek sexuality as separate and the failure to consider female sexuality. History of Sexuality Part 1, though, is one of the important books I have ever read and complete pervades how I conceive of sex, power, and /5.

The History of Sexuality is a three-volume series of books written between and by French philosopher and historian Michel first volume of the book is titled An Introduction while the second volume is titled The Use of Pleasure, and the third volume is titled The Care of the : Ashley Crossman.

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'Key' fourth book of Foucault's History of Sexuality published in France This article is more than 2 years old Confessions of the Flesh. The History of Sexuality.

Translation of Histoire de la sexualite. CONTENTS: v. An introduction (translation of La Volonte de savoir) I. Sex customs--History--Collected works. Title. HQI2.F '7 ISBN Manufactured in the United States of America First American Edition. Book Awards Book Club Selections Books by Author Books by Series Coming Soon Kids' Books New Releases Teens' Books This Month's Biggest New Releases Subjects Biography Business Cookbooks, Food & Wine Current Affairs & Politics Diet, Health & Fitness Fiction Graphic Novels & Comics History Mystery & Crime Religion Romance Sci-Fi & Fantasy Self.

Review: The History of Sexuality 1: An Introduction (The History of Sexuality #1) User Review - Jana - Goodreads. First read this before all the Freud (which I'll get back to reviewing some other time) and then again a few years later and got even more out of it.

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The History of Sexuality, Volume 1 begins with an account of the Repressive Hypothesis, Foucault's term for the widespread idea that modern society continues to struggle with the legacy of 19th-century sexual repression. The Repressive Hypothesis holds that we struggle to liberate ourselves from the imposition of silence and tight sexual morals that we have inherited from.

In \'The History of Sexuality\', Foucault attempts to disprove the thesis that Western society has seen a repression of sexuality since the 17th century and that sexuality has been unmentionable, something impossible to speak about. In the 70s, when the book was written, the sexual revolution was a fact.

About The History of Sexuality. Michel Foucult offers an iconoclastic exploration of why we feel compelled to continually analyze and discuss sex, and of the social and mental mechanisms of power that cause us to direct the questions of what we are to what our sexuality is.

In this one, I present Foucault's move away from the repressive hypothesis to theorize the way that the proliferation of sexuality marks the contemporary oppressive strategy.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Michel Foucault. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

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It documents the history of sexuality and argues against the repression theory of sexuality. It demonstrates Foucault's pursuit of Truth and Power relations and even offers a few /5().

Online, more than ever, we understand that sexuality is something created by culture – virtual desires rather than a natural, unchanging force. Anna Clark is a professor of history at the University of Minnesota and author of The History of Sexuality in Europe (Routledge, ).

For decades, the history of sexuality has been a multidisciplinary project serving competing agendas. Lesbian, gay, and queer scholars have produced powerful narratives by tracing the homosexual or queer subject as continuous or discontinuous.

Yet organizing historical work around categories of identity as normal or abnormal often obscures how sexual matters were. Genre/Form: Collected works History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Foucault, Michel, History of sexuality.

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Stearns. By the end of this chapter, it has become well clear that “The History” of sexuality is the last book Foucault intends to write. Deaf to his irony, one might easily read this introductory chapter as a serious outline of the framework and chronology that Foucault plans for his study.

Surprisingly, then, one finds instead a non-sequential. Another important point in the introduction to "The History of Sexuality" is the "birth of homosexuality" in the 19th century. Foucault holds that the classifying discourse on sexuality identified and in fact formed sexual identities.

Sexuality moved from being a matter of law and morals and into a matter of identity. : History of Sexuality Volume 1: An Introduction: Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text.

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By: Michel Foucault. Narrated by: Michael Page. economic, and political forces that have shaped our attitudes toward sex. In a book that is at once controversial and seductive, Michel Foucault describes how we are in the process of making a science of sex which is devoted to the analysis of desire, rather.

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This interdisciplinary group of authors explores a wide variety of case studies and concepts to provide an innovative approach to the history of sexual practices.

A History of Sexuality Article (PDF Available) in The William and Mary Quarterly 36(4) October with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'. The History of Sexuality, Volume 1: The Will to Knowledge is Michel Foucault’s landmark study, originally published in French, of the historical and political circumstances under which sexuality, as we know it, was formed.

The book largely consists of a sustained engagement with what Foucault calls the Repressive Hypothesis, a term that refers to the influential notion that.

Sexuality was one of the most distinct areas of social life to succumb to these systems of control and cure. In the first volume of his book The History of Sexuality, Foucault argued that a widespread belief emerged by the late nineteenth century that sexuality was simply “repressed” and in need of “liberation.”.

by Michel Foucault includes books Histoire de la sexualité. 1 - La volonté de savoir, The History of Sexuality, Volume 2: The Use of Pleasure, The History of Sexuality, Volume 3: The Care of the Self, and several more.

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CONTENTS: v. 1. An introduction (translation of La Volonté de savoir) 1. Sex customs-History-Collected works. I. Title. HQF ISBN ^ Manufactured in the United States of America First American EditionFile Size: 6MB.

Foucault’s unfinished investigation into the topic of sexuality in early Christian thought and practice is the fourth book in his “History of Sexuality” project.

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