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Sex, State and Society
Comparative Perspectives on the History of Sexuality

Edited by Lars-Göran Tedebrand
December 2000
Almqvist & Wiksell
ISBN: 91-7191-871-X
407 pages
$67.50 paper original

This anthology contains papers from the international conference "Sex, State and Society. Comparative Perspectives on the History of Sexuality" held at Umea University in December, 1998. Topics include: AIDS in the U.K.: The Making of Policy, 1981-1994. The Sick and Sinful: VD in Late Nineteenth-Century Sweden. The Penal Code as a Form of Control of Sexuality. What Does Women's History Say About the Declining Birthrate? The Female Blackmailer. The Attitude to Sexual Assault Against Children. Sex Reform in the 1930s and 1940s. Cross-Dressing and the Perception of Female Same-Sex Desire in Early Modern Sweden.

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