Politics Of Sexuality: Documentary And Reference Guide, 1st Edition

  • Raymond A. Smith
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  • ISBN-10: 0313346852
  • ISBN-13: 9780313346859
  • DDC: 342.7308
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 292 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released June 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

This volume of primary documents on the politics of sexuality takes as its starting point the 1965 Griswold decision, and lays out 62 key primary documents up until the year 2008.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction: The Politics of Sexuality in the United States Since 1965.
Timeline of Significant Events.
Reader's Guide to the Documents and Sidebars.
1: Reproductive Rights: Contraception and Abortion.
2: Document 1.1: Married Couples and Contraception.
3: Document 1.2: Single People and Contraception.
4: Document 1.3: A Woman's Right to an Abortion.
5: Document 1.4: Evolving Notions of Privacy Rights.
6: Document 1.5: Ronald Reagan on Abortion.
7: Document 1.6: The “Global Gag Rule” on Abortion.
8: Document 1.7: Expanding States' Regulatory Power over Abortion.
9: Document 1.8: Regulating Late Term Abortions.
10: Document 1.9: Narrowing Roe.
11: Document 1.10: A Direct Challenge to Roe.
12: Women's Equality.
13: Document 2.1: Enforcing the Equal Pay Act.
14: Document 2.2: Strengthening Equal Protection.
15: Document 2.3: Debating Equal Rights.
16: Document 2.4: Guaranteeing Constitutional Equality.
17: Document 2.5: Establishing “Intermediate Scrutiny” for Women's Issues.
18: Document 2.6: Equal Employment Opportunities for Women.
19: Document 2.7: Curbing Gender-Based Violence.
20: Document 2.8: Advancing Educational Opportunity.
21: Document 2.9: Preventing Sexual Harassment.
22: Sexual Expression and Sex Education: Contraception and Abortion.
23: Document 3.1: The Difficulty of Defining Obscenity.
24: Document 3.2: Attempting to Apply Obscenity Standards.
25: Document 3.3: Determining the “Harm” of Pornography.
26: Document 3.4: The George Carlin “Seven Dirty Words” Case.
27: Document 3.5: Preventing “Indecency” on the Airwaves.
28: Document 3.6: Indecency on the Internet.
29: Document 3.7: Promoting “Abstinence-Only” Education.
30: Document 3.8: Critiquing “Abstinence-Only” Approaches.
31: Document 3.9: Critiquing “Comprehensive” Sex Education.
32: Document 3.10: Exporting the Abstinence Debate Abroad.
33: Sexual Orientation and Identity: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Citizens.
34: Document 4.1: Criminalizing Sodomy.
35: Document 4.2: Upholding Sodomy Laws.
36: Document 4.3: Overturning Sodomy Laws.
37: Document 4.4: Banning Gays in the Military.
38: Document 4.5: Extending Equal Protection.
39: Document 4.6: Presidential Proclamation Recognizing “Gay Pride”.
40: Document 4.7: Outlawing Bias.
41: Document 4.8: Federal Anti-Bias Moves.
42: Document 4.9: The Question of Intersexuality.
43: Document 4.10: Protecting the Transgendered.
44: Document 4.11: The Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr., Hate Crimes Prevention Act.
45: Sexual Partnerships: Changing Norms and Definitions of Marriage.
46: Document 5.1: Permitting Interracial Marriage.
47: Document 5.2: Providing a Marriage Alternative.
48: Document 5.3: Banning Same-Sex Marriages.
49: Document 5.4: Creating Civil Unions by Court Action.
50: Document 5.5: Establishing Marriage Equality for Same-Sex Couples.
51: Document 5.6: Affirming the “Dignity” of Same-Sex Couples.
52: Document 5.7: Legislating Civil Unions.
53: Document 5.8: Regulating Marriage and Sexual Behavior.
54: Document 5.9: Recognizing Irreconcilable Differences.
55: Document 5.10: Outlawing Marital Rape.
56: Document 5.11: Requiring Civil Marriage.
57: Document 5.12: Promoting Lasting Unions.
58: Document 5.13: Continuing Prohibitions on Polygamy.
59: Sexual Scandal: The Private Conduct of Public Figures.
60: Document 6.1: Testimony of Anita Hill Before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
61: Document 6.2: Response by Judge Clarence Thomas.
62: Document 6.3: The Starr Commission Report.
63: Document 6.4: Statement to the Nation by President Bill Clinton.
64: Document 6.5: The Articles of Impeachment.
65: Document 6.6: Speech by Senator Joseph Lieberman.
66: Document 6.7: Press Conference Transcript.
67: Document 6.8: Transcript of the Police Interview.
68: Document 6.9: Affidavit Regarding a Federal Wiretap.
Selected Resources.
Index.
About the Author.