A Hypersexual Society: Sexual Discourse, Erotica, and Pornography in America Today (Hardcover)

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As many can attest, the prevalence of sexual imagery has increased in modern society over the past half century. In this timely new study, Kenneth Kammeyer traces the historical development of sexual imagery in America and society's preoccupation with it, all within a firm theoretical and sociological framework.

About the Author


Kenneth C.W. Kammeyer is currently Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he has chaired the Sociology Department. He has authored, co-authored, and edited books on marriage and family, gender roles, and population. His publications have appeared in major sociological publications including the American Sociological Review, Sociological Quarterly, and Journal of Marriage and the Family, among others.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780230609426
ISBN-10: 0230609422
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: November 1st, 2008
Pages: 266
Language: English