"The Sex Researchers" ( Edward Brecher ) Analytical Essay by The Research Group

"The Sex Researchers" ( Edward Brecher )
Reviews this work on the history of research on human sexuality from late the 19th Century to the late 1970s.
# 14268 | 1,125 words | 1 source | 1999 | US


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"Edward M. Brecher's The Sex Researchers is a survey history of research on human sexuality from the end of the nineteenth century through the late 1970s. As Brecher demonstrates, the history of sex research has followed a broad curve, starting with simply acknowledging the legitimacy of investigating the subject and moving on to the recognition that sex presents various problematic aspects for individuals.

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"Edward M. Brecher's The Sex Researchers is a survey history of research on human sexuality from the end of the nineteenth century through the late 1970s. As Brecher demonstrates, the history of sex research has followed a broad curve, starting with simply acknowledging the legitimacy of investigating the subject and moving on to the recognition that sex presents various problematic aspects for individuals, that there is a wide range of inter- and intra-cultural variation in behavior, and that it is possible to treat sexual dysfunction. The earlier chapters concentrate on the five major figures whose work led the way: Havelock Ellis, Krafft-Ebbing, Freud, van de Velde, and Kinsey. Subsequent chapters feature a more topical approach--indicative of the expansion of research--and cover women's sexuality, variations on heterosexuality, the experience of love, and the..."

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