The Resource Prescription for heterosexuality : sexual citizenship in the cold war era, Carolyn Herbst Lewis

Prescription for heterosexuality : sexual citizenship in the cold war era, Carolyn Herbst Lewis

Label
Prescription for heterosexuality : sexual citizenship in the cold war era
Title
Prescription for heterosexuality
Title remainder
sexual citizenship in the cold war era
Statement of responsibility
Carolyn Herbst Lewis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this lively and engaging work, Carolyn Lewis explores how medical practitioners, especially family physicians, situated themselves as the guardians of Americans' sexual well-being during the early years of the Cold War. She argues that many doctors believed that a satisfying sexual relationship with very specific attributes and boundaries was the foundation of a successful marriage, a fundamental source of happiness in the American family, and a crucial building block of a secure nation. Drawing on hundreds of articles and editorials in medical journals as well as other popular and professi
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
306.76/4097309045
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ18.U5
LC item number
L49 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Prescription for heterosexuality : sexual citizenship in the cold war era, Carolyn Herbst Lewis
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
American physicians and sexual defense -- Femininity, frigidity, and female heterosexual health -- Masculinity, sexual function, and male heterosexual health -- The premarital pelvic examination -- Artificial insemination and the American man -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn676697963
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 228 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807899540
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt635r2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32180482
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)676697963
  • pebcs0807899542

Library Locations

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