Cities and Sexualities (Routledge Critical Introductions to by Phil Hubbard

By Phil Hubbard

From the hotspots of business intercourse via to the suburbia of twitching curtains, city lifestyles and sexualities look inseparable. towns are the resource of our such a lot commonly used photos of sexual perform, and are the areas the place new understandings of sexuality take form. In an period of worldwide company and tourism, towns also are the hubs round which a world intercourse exchange is organised and the place digital intercourse content material is obsessively produced and consumed.

Detailing the relationships among sexed our bodies, sexual subjectivities and types of intimacy, Cities and Sexualities explores the function of town in shaping our sexual lives. even as, it describes how the activities of city governors, urban planners, the police and judiciary mix to provide towns during which a few sexual proclivities and tastes are normalised and others excluded. In so doing, it maps out the varied sexual landscapes of town - from areas of courtship, coupling and cohabitation via to websites of grownup leisure, prostitution, and pornography. contemplating either the normative geographies of heterosexuality and monogamy, in addition to city geographies of radical/queer intercourse, this e-book offers a different standpoint at the courting among intercourse and the city.

Cities and Sexualities deals a large review of the state of the art in geographies and sociologies of sexuality, in addition to an empirically-grounded account of the varieties of hope that animate the erotic city.  It describes the varied sexual landscapes that characterise either the modern Western urban in addition to towns within the worldwide South.  The ebook incorporates a wide selection of boxed case experiences in addition to feedback for extra examining on the finish every one bankruptcy. it's going to attract undergraduate scholars learning Geography, city reports, Gender reviews and Sociology.

Show description

Read Online or Download Cities and Sexualities (Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City) PDF

Similar sexuality books

Body Work: Objects of Desire in Modern Narrative

The need to grasp the physique is a strong dynamic of storytelling in all its varieties. Peter Brooks argues that glossy narrative is purpose on uncovering the physique in an effort to reveal a fact that has to be written within the flesh. In a ebook that levels greatly via literature and portray, Brooks exhibits how the mind's eye strives to convey the physique into language and to write down tales at the physique.

Sexuality Now: Embracing Diversity (5th Edition)

With its clean, enjoyable, and hip method, SEXUALITY NOW: EMBRACING variety, 5E, is helping educate readers what they want and wish to understand approximately sexuality whereas basically conveying foundational organic and healthiness concerns and mentioning present and vintage study. the recent version keeps answering the questions and issues that readers have approximately themselves and their sexuality with medical truth, sensitivity, humor, and unequalled candor.

Petit traité de l'érotisme

Rien ne semble plus naturel que l'érotisme. Pourtant l'attraction sexuelle est l'une des réactions les plus complexes et les plus incomprises qui soient. On ne désire pas n'importe qui n'importe quand. Une foule de stipulations doivent être réunies pour susciter l'excitation sexuelle.

Sexy Bodies: The Strange Carnalities of Feminism

Are our bodies horny? How? In what types of methods? horny our bodies investigates the construction of sexual our bodies and sexual practices, of sexualities that are dyke, bi, transracial, or even hetero. It celebrates lesbian and queer sexualities but additionally explores what runs beneath and inside all sexualities, studying what's essentially bizarre and weird approximately all our bodies, all carnalities.

Extra resources for Cities and Sexualities (Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City)

Example text

Self disclosure and touching: A study of two modes of interpersonal encounter and their inter-relation. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 1968, 8, 39-48. , & Lewis, M. Studies of attention in the human infant. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 1965, 11, 95-127. Kleinke, C. L. Compliance to requests made by gazing and touching experimenters in field settings. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 1977, 13,218-223. Kleinke, C. , Meeker, F. , & LaFong, C. Effects of gaze, touch, and use of name on evaluation of "engaged" couples.

M. Newcomb, & E. L. ), Readings in social psychology. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1958. Henley, N. M. Status and sex: Some touching observations. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society. 1973,2,91-93. Henley, N. M. Body politics: Power. sex. and nonverbal communication. : Prentice-Hall, 1977. 36 Brenda Major Henley, N. M. Power and gender as factors in nonverbal behavior. Unpublished paper, University of California, Los Angeles, 1980. Heslin, R. Steps toward a taxonomy of touching. Paper presented at the meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, May, 1974.

An attempt to explain gender differences in reactions to touch based solely on amount of prior experience with being touched would suggest a quantitative rather than qualitative difference in women's and men's reactions. , 1976; Whitcher & Fisher, 1979) opposite responses of men and women on some dimensions were observed. Furthermore, such an explanation would also suggest that gender differences should still be observed even when the toucher is of higher status than the recipient. But both men and women appear to respond positively to this type of touch.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.72 of 5 – based on 49 votes

Categories: Sexuality