Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2016

248 Pages

8.5 x 5.37 inches

ISBN: 9781784991524

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Through the keyhole

A history of sex, space and public modesty in modern France

First Edition

Marcela Iacub and Vinay Swamy

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides a historical view of how legal decisions impact the ways in which society constructs public/private space
  • Analyses legal discourse to demonstrate its impact on our understanding of sexuality
  • Makes a contribution to understanding how law and legal discourse have an active part in constructing social history
  • Alerts the readers to the fallacy of ahistorical views on discourses surrounding sexuality and gender