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History Radical Sexuality

Anticlimax: A Feminist Perspective on the Sexual Revolution

Anticlimax: A Feminist Perspectiveon the Sexual Revolution Sheila Jeffreys New York University Press 1990 The sexual revolution of the 1960’s and 1970’s is generally considered a time when the women’s movement made great strides. In this provocative book, Sheila Jeffreys argues that this much heralded sexual freedom did not constitute any real gain for women…

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History Radical Sexuality

The Spinster and Her Enemies: Feminism and Sexuality 1880–1930

The Spinster and Her Enemies: Feminism and Sexuality 1880–1930 Sheila Jeffreys Pandora 1985 From Wikipedia: The Spinster and Her Enemies: Feminism and Sexuality 1880–1930 is a book by Sheila Jeffreys, in which the author examines feminist involvement in the Social Purity movement, and discusses the change in sexual attitudes that occurred in Britain in the…