The Moral Panics of Sexuality

  • Breanne Fahs
  • Mary L. Dudy
  • Sarah Stage

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Breanne Fahs, Mary L. Dudy, Sarah Stage
      Pages 1-23
  3. Female Desire

  4. Creating Norms

  5. Colonial Erotics

  6. Tactical Panics

  7. Critical Panics

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 256-259

About this book


A provocative feminist analysis of the moral panics of sexuality, this interdisciplinary edited collection showcases the range of historical and contemporary crises we too often suppress, including vagina dentata, vampires, cannibalism, age appropriateness, breast cancer, menstrual panics, and sex education.


community culture education feminism Moral Sex

Editors and affiliations

  • Breanne Fahs
    • 1
  • Mary L. Dudy
    • 1
  • Sarah Stage
    • 1
  1. 1.Arizona State UniversityUSA

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