Sexual Revolutions

  • Gert Hekma
  • Alain Giami

Part of the Genders and Sexualities in History book series (GSX)

About this book


Sexual Revolutions explores the sexual revolution of the late twentieth century in several European countries and the USA by engaging with themes from sexual freedom and abortion to pornography and sexual variation. This work discusses the involvement of youth, feminism, left, liberalism, arts, science and religion in the process of sexual change.


sexual revolution heterosexuality homosexuality abortion contraception pornography sexual variation feminism equality religion sexology liberalism 20. Jahrhundert 20th century Britain Europe France Germany history liberty revolution USA

Editors and affiliations

  • Gert Hekma
    • 1
  • Alain Giami
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Sociology and AnthropologyUniversity of AmsterdamNetherlands
  2. 2.Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche MédicaleFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45804-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-32146-6
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