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The Kinsey Institute : the first seventy years

Allen, Judith A., 1955- author.
The Kinsey Institute : the first seventy years / Judith A. Allen [and five others].
Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2017]
xiv, 272 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 27 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-215) and index.
  • Introduction: looking back
  • Overlapping foundations (1916-1946)
  • Making the Kinsey reports (1947-1956)
  • Finishing the mission (1957-1965)
  • Navigating the sexual revolution (1966-1981)
  • Initiating paradigm shifts (1982-1993)
  • Turning outward (1994-2016)
  • Conclusion: looking forward.
Founded by Alfred C. Kinsey in 1947, the Kinsey Institute has been a leading organization in developing an understanding of human sexuality. In this new book with over 65 images of Kinsey and the Institute{u2019}s collections, Judith A. Allen and the coauthors look at the work Kinsey started over 70 years ago and how the Institute has continued to make an impact on understanding on our culture. Covering the early years of the Institute through the 'Sexual Revolution,' into the AIDS pandemic of the Reagan era, and on into the 'internet hook-up' culture of today, the book illuminates the Institute{u2019}s work and its importance to society.
Subject headings
Kinsey, Alfred C. (Alfred Charles), 1894-1956.
Medical subjects
Kinsey, Alfred C (Alfred Charles), 1894-1956.
Subject headings
Alfred C. Kinsey Institute for Sex Research.
Medical subjects
Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction.
Subject headings
Sexology--Research--United States--History.
Medical subjects
Sexual Behavior--history.
Biomedical Research--history.
Academies and Institutes--history.
History, 20th Century.
History, 21st Century.
Kinsey subjects
Sex behavior research.
Sex research history.
Sex researchers.
Medical subjects
United States.
9780253029768 (hardcover alkaline paper)
0253029767 (hardcover alkaline paper)
9780253020238 (e-bk.)


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