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Drunk with the glitter : space, consumption and sexual instability in modern urban culture

Author
Swanson, Gillian.
Title
Drunk with the glitter : space, consumption and sexual instability in modern urban culture / Gillian Swanson.
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Description
xi, 211 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
URL
<Table of contents only> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0718/2007017385.html
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-204) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction : urban modernity and sexual instability : space, movement and dispersal
  • 'So much money and so little to spend it on' : sexual excitations and familial devotions
  • 'The gratification of the moment ... the limit of their mental horizon' : eugenics, psychology and the 'problem girl'
  • 'Shattered into a multiplicity of warring functions' : synthetic culture, disintegration and 'distractibility'
  • 'A harlot hires a car' : prostitution, dispersal and displacement in the Wolfenden report
  • Homosexuality, seduction and psychosis : 'flying and drowning' with 'Lawrence of Arabia'
  • 'Good-time girls' and a 'thoroughly filthy fellow' : sexual pathology and national character in the Profumo Affair.
Kinsey subjects
Social conditions--Great Britain.
Sex ethics--Great Britain.
Sex and society--Great Britain.
Gender role identification.
ISBN
9780415061308 (hardback : alk. paper)
041506130X (hardback : alk. paper)
9780415061315 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0415061318 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
184.2 S92 d7 2007
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute